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Carrot Cheesecake Cinnamon Roll Cups

  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 55 min
  • Ingredients 8
  • Servings 10

Carrot cake meets cheesecake meets cinnamon rolls in this fun and easy springtime recipe. MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

6
oz cream cheese, softened
2/3
cup powdered sugar
1
teaspoon vanilla
1/4
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4
cup coarsely shredded carrots
3
tablespoons chopped pecans
1
tablespoon golden raisins
1
can (17.5 oz) Pillsbury™ Grands!™ refrigerated cinnamon rolls with icing

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 10 regular-size muffin cups with shortening or cooking spray.
  • 2
    In medium bowl, beat cream cheese with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Add powdered sugar; beat until smooth. Beat in vanilla and cinnamon. Stir in carrots, 1 tablespoon of the pecans and the raisins until just combined.
  • 3
    Separate dough into 5 rolls; set icing aside. Unroll each roll into strip. Cut each strip in half to make 10 strips.
  • 4
    Coil and firmly press strip into bottom and side of each muffin cup.
  • 5
    Fill each cup with about 1 rounded tablespoon cream cheese filling, pressing filling slightly into each cup.
  • 6
    Bake 18 to 20 minutes or until rolls are baked through and golden brown. Cool 2 minutes in pan, then transfer to cooling rack. Top each roll with about 1/2 teaspoon of the chopped pecans.
  • 7
    In small microwavable bowl, microwave icing uncovered on High 8 to 10 seconds or until thin enough to drizzle. Drizzle over warm rolls. Cool 10 minutes before serving.

Expert Tips

Swap chopped pecans on top with sweetened coconut flakes, if desired.

Swap pecans with chopped walnuts, if desired.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
260
Calories from Fat
100
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
17%
Saturated Fat
5g
25%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
20mg
6%
Sodium
330mg
14%
Potassium
50mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
38g
13%
Dietary Fiber
1g
5%
Sugars
20g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
1 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; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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