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Easy Crescent Danish Rolls

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  • 20 min prep time
  • 45 min total time
  • 8 ingredients
  • 8 servings
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Crescent rolls are the starting point for these plump homemade Danish rolls with a cream-cheese filling.

Bake-Off® Contest 26, 1975
Barbara Gibson
Ft. Wayne, Indiana

Ingredients

Rolls

1
package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
1/2
cup sugar
1
tablespoon lemon juice
2
cans (8 oz each) Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent dinner rolls or 2 cans (8 oz each) Pillsbury™ refrigerated Crescent Dough Sheet
4
teaspoons SMUCKER'S® Preserves or Jam

Glaze

1/2
cup powdered sugar
1
teaspoon vanilla
2
to 3 teaspoons milk

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In small bowl, beat cream cheese, sugar and lemon juice until smooth.
  • 2 If using crescent dough, separate dough into 8 rectangles; firmly press perforations to seal. If using dough sheet, cut dough into 8 rectangles. Spread each rectangle with about 2 tablespoons cream cheese mixture. Roll up each, starting at longest side; firmly pinch edges and ends to seal. Gently stretch each roll to about 10 inches.
  • 3 On ungreased large cookie sheet, coil each roll into a spiral with seam on the inside, tucking end under. Make deep indentation in center of each roll; fill with 1/2 teaspoon preserves.
  • 4 Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until deep golden brown. In small bowl, mix glaze ingredients, adding enough milk for desired drizzling consistency. Drizzle over warm rolls.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In small bowl, beat cream cheese, sugar and lemon juice until smooth.
  • 2 If using crescent dough, separate dough into 8 rectangles; firmly press perforations to seal. If using dough sheet, cut dough into 8 rectangles. Spread each rectangle with about 2 tablespoons cream cheese mixture. Roll up each, starting at longest side; firmly pinch edges and ends to seal. Gently stretch each roll to about 10 inches.
  • 3 On ungreased large cookie sheet, coil each roll into a spiral with seam on the inside, tucking end under. Make deep indentation in center of each roll; fill with 1/2 teaspoon preserves.
  • 4 Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until deep golden brown. In small bowl, mix glaze ingredients, adding enough milk for desired drizzling consistency. Drizzle over warm rolls.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Roll
Calories
400
Calories from Fat
200
% Daily Value
Total Fat
22g
34%
Saturated Fat
10g
51%
Trans Fat
3 1/2g
Cholesterol
30mg
10%
Sodium
530mg
22%
Total Carbohydrate
45g
15%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
26g
Protein
6g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 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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