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Bacon and Date Cinnamon Roll Strata

  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 1 hr 45 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 8

Easy brunch? Make a simple strata with cinnamon rolls and a bit of sweet-and-salty uber goodness. MORE+ LESS-

Bake-Off® Contest 47, 2014
San Rafael, California

Ingredients

1
can Pillsbury™ Grands!™ Flaky Supreme refrigerated cinnamon rolls with icing (5 rolls)
1/2
lb thick-sliced bacon, cut into 1/2-inch slices
3/4
cup chopped dates (from 8-oz box)
3
oz cream cheese, cut into 1/2-inch cubes (from 8-oz package)
3
cups milk
4
eggs
1/2
teaspoon Watkins™ Pure Almond Extract

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Bake cinnamon rolls as directed on can; reserve icing. Remove from pan to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 20 minutes.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, in 10-inch skillet, cook bacon over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, until crisp; drain on paper towels. Brush about 1 teaspoon bacon drippings over bottom and side of 11x7-inch (2-quart) glass baking dish.
  • 3
    Cut cinnamon rolls into 1-inch cubes. Place half of the cinnamon roll cubes in baking dish. Sprinkle with half of the dates and half of the bacon. Top evenly with cream cheese cubes. Repeat with remaining cinnamon roll cubes, dates and bacon.
  • 4
    In large bowl, beat milk, eggs, almond extract and reserved icing with whisk until well blended. Pour over cinnamon roll mixture. Lightly press cinnamon roll cubes into egg mixture to moisten. Let stand 20 minutes.
  • 5
    Bake 45 to 50 minutes or until center still jiggles slightly when moved and top is golden brown. Cool 10 minutes. Serve warm.
 

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
430
Calories from Fat
200
% Daily Value
Total Fat
23g
35%
Saturated Fat
10g
48%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
120mg
41%
Sodium
620mg
26%
Potassium
310mg
9%
Total Carbohydrate
45g
15%
Dietary Fiber
1g
7%
Sugars
27g
Protein
12g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 1/2 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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