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Strawberry-Cream Cheese Pastries

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  15 reviews
  • 20 min prep time
  • 50 min total time
  • 10 ingredients
  • 8 servings
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Flaky crescents make quick work of these creamy strawberry-flavored treats.

Bake-Off® Contest 41, 2004
Becky Koyle
Boise, Idaho

Ingredients

1
package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
1/2
cup sugar
1
tablespoon whipping cream
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2
teaspoon grated lemon peel
1
teaspoon lemon juice
8
rolls Betty Crocker™ Fruit Roll-Ups® strawberry chewy fruit snack (from 5-oz box)
2
cans (8 oz each) Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent dinner rolls or 2 cans (8 oz each) Pillsbury™ refrigerated Crescent Dough Sheet
1
tablespoon milk
2
tablespoons sugar

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In medium bowl, beat cream cheese and 1/2 cup sugar with electric mixer on medium speed until creamy. Beat in cream, cinnamon, lemon peel and lemon juice.
  • 2 Remove fruit snack rolls from wrappers; fold each in half lengthwise.
  • 3 If using crescent rolls: Unroll both cans of dough; separate into 8 rectangles, firmly pressing perforations to seal. If using dough sheets: Unroll both cans of dough; cut into a total of 8 rectangles.
  • 4 Place 1 folded fruit roll lengthwise down center of each dough rectangle. Spoon 2 rounded tablespoons cream cheese mixture onto one half of each fruit snack roll; spread slightly. Fold dough rectangle in half crosswise. Place on ungreased cookie sheet; press edges with fork to seal. Brush tops with milk; sprinkle with 2 tablespoons sugar. With sharp knife, cut 3 diagonal slits in top of each square.
  • 5 Bake 13 to 18 minutes or until deep golden brown. Cool on cookie sheet 10 minutes. Remove from cookie sheet. Serve warm.
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In medium bowl, beat cream cheese and 1/2 cup sugar with electric mixer on medium speed until creamy. Beat in cream, cinnamon, lemon peel and lemon juice.
  • 2 Remove fruit snack rolls from wrappers; fold each in half lengthwise.
  • 3 If using crescent rolls: Unroll both cans of dough; separate into 8 rectangles, firmly pressing perforations to seal. If using dough sheets: Unroll both cans of dough; cut into a total of 8 rectangles.
  • 4 Place 1 folded fruit roll lengthwise down center of each dough rectangle. Spoon 2 rounded tablespoons cream cheese mixture onto one half of each fruit snack roll; spread slightly. Fold dough rectangle in half crosswise. Place on ungreased cookie sheet; press edges with fork to seal. Brush tops with milk; sprinkle with 2 tablespoons sugar. With sharp knife, cut 3 diagonal slits in top of each square.
  • 5 Bake 13 to 18 minutes or until deep golden brown. Cool on cookie sheet 10 minutes. Remove from cookie sheet. Serve warm.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Pastry
Calories
430
Calories from Fat
210
% Daily Value
Total Fat
23g
36%
Saturated Fat
11g
54%
Trans Fat
3 1/2g
Cholesterol
35mg
11%
Sodium
580mg
24%
Total Carbohydrate
50g
17%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
28g
28%
Protein
6g
6%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
15%
15%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 4 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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