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Crescent Hot Cross Buns

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  • 15 min prep time
  • 40 min total time
  • 5 ingredients
  • 8 servings
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A must for Easter, and so easy to make using a can of crescent rolls.

Ingredients

Buns

1
can (8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent dinner rolls
1/3
cup raisins
1/4
teaspoon grated lemon peel, if desired

Icing

1/4
cup powdered sugar
1
to 2 teaspoons milk

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Unroll dough and separate into 8 triangles.
  • 2 In small bowl, mix raisins and lemon peel; spoon about 1 teaspoon raisin mixture onto short side of each triangle. Gently wrap corners of dough over filling and roll to opposite point; pinch to seal. Place point side down on ungreased cookie sheet.
  • 3 Bake 12 to 14 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from cookie sheet; place on wire rack. Cool 10 minutes.
  • 4 In small bowl, mix powdered sugar and enough milk until smooth and drizzling consistency. With spoon, drizzle icing in cross shape on top of each bun.
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Unroll dough and separate into 8 triangles.
  • 2 In small bowl, mix raisins and lemon peel; spoon about 1 teaspoon raisin mixture onto short side of each triangle. Gently wrap corners of dough over filling and roll to opposite point; pinch to seal. Place point side down on ungreased cookie sheet.
  • 3 Bake 12 to 14 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from cookie sheet; place on wire rack. Cool 10 minutes.
  • 4 In small bowl, mix powdered sugar and enough milk until smooth and drizzling consistency. With spoon, drizzle icing in cross shape on top of each bun.

Expert Tips

Add a little extra color and a twist of flavor by substituting diced dried fruit and raisin mixture for the raisins.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
140
Calories from Fat
50
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
9%
Saturated Fat
2g
10%
Trans Fat
1 1/2g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
220mg
9%
Total Carbohydrate
20g
7%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
9g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 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; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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