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Banana Crème Pastries

Banana Crème Pastries
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Ingredients 9
  • Servings 2
A sweet walnut crescent crust holds a creamy banana filling in a spectacular dessert for two.
Updated April 21, 2021
Bake-Off® Contest 42, 2006
Bake-Off® Contest 42, 2006
Jaimie Caltabellatta
Midland Park, New Jersey

Ingredients

  • 1 can (4 oz) refrigerated Pillsbury™ Original Crescent Rolls (4 Count)
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped walnuts
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon milk
  • 1 container (6 oz) Yoplait® Original 99% Fat Free banana crème yogurt
  • 1 snack-size container (3.5 oz) banana pudding
  • 1 medium banana, sliced
  • Whipped cream topping (from aerosol can), if desired
  • Powdered sugar, if desired

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F. Spray cookie sheet with cooking spray. Unroll dough; separate into 4 triangles. On cookie sheet, make 2 kite shapes by placing longest sides of 2 dough triangles together; press edges to seal. (See diagram.)
  • 2
    In small bowl, mix walnuts and granulated sugar. Lightly brush dough with milk; sprinkle each evenly with walnut mixture.
  • 3
    Bake 8 to 12 minutes or until bottoms are golden brown. Meanwhile, in another small bowl, mix yogurt and pudding until well blended. Stir in banana.
  • 4
    Remove pastries from oven. Immediately turn pastries over with pancake turner; gently fold each in half along sealed seam, walnut mixture side out. Remove from cookie sheet; place on wire rack. Cool completely, about 15 minutes.
  • 5
    To serve, place pastries on individual dessert plates; fill each with about 3/4 cup yogurt mixture. Garnish each with dollop of whipped cream topping; sprinkle with powdered sugar.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
500
Calories from Fat
180
Total Fat
20g
30%
Saturated Fat
5g
27%
Trans Fat
3 1/2g
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Sodium
560mg
23%
Potassium
470mg
13%
Total Carbohydrate
70g
23%
Dietary Fiber
3g
12%
Sugars
40g
Protein
11g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
10%
10%
Calcium
20%
20%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 1/2 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
4 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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