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Grands!™ Crescents Ham and Egg Breakfast Braid

grands!™ crescents ham and egg breakfast braid Entree
Grands!™ Crescents Ham and Egg Breakfast Braid
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 55 min
  • Ingredients 9
  • Servings 8

This beautiful crescent braid is easier than it looks! A simple folding technique over eggs, ham and creamy cheese gives you an impressive-looking breakfast dish that is guaranteed to be the star of your brunch party. MORE+ LESS-

August 17, 2018

Ingredients

1
package (8 oz) cubed ham (about 1 1/3 cups)
1/3
cup chopped red bell pepper
7
eggs
1/8
teaspoon black pepper
1
tablespoon butter
1/2
cup chive cream cheese spread (from 7.5-oz container)
1
can (12 oz) Pillsbury™ Grands!™ Big & Buttery refrigerated crescent dinner rolls or 1 can (12 oz) Pillsbury™ Grands!™ Big & Flaky refrigerated crescent dinner rolls
1
cup shredded Colby-Monterey Jack cheese blend (4 oz)
1
teaspoon poppy seed

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Line large cookie sheet with cooking parchment paper.
  • 2
    In medium bowl, beat ham, bell pepper, 6 of the eggs and the pepper with whisk or fork until well mixed.
  • 3
    In 10-inch nonstick skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat. Pour egg mixture in skillet; cook over medium-high heat 2 to 3 minutes or until eggs are thoroughly cooked but still moist. Stir in cream cheese. Cook 1 to 2 minutes longer, stirring occasionally, until cheese is melted.
  • 4
    Meanwhile, unroll dough into 1 long rectangle onto cookie sheet. Press into 16x8-inch rectangle, firmly pressing perforations and seams to seal.
  • 5
    Spoon egg mixture in 4-inch wide strip lengthwise down center of rectangle. Sprinkle with shredded cheese. With sharp knife, make cuts 1 inch apart on long sides of dough rectangle to within 1/2 inch of egg mixture. Fold strips of dough up over egg mixture to meet in center; pinch to seal.
  • 6
    In small bowl, beat remaining egg with whisk or fork; brush evenly onto dough. Sprinkle with poppy seed.
  • 7
    Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until deep golden brown. Remove from cookie sheet; cut into crosswise slices. Serve warm.
  • Parchment paper makes transferring braid as well as cleanup easier. Just pick up the parchment paper after baking, and slide the braid onto a cutting board or platter.

Expert Tips

  • For convenience, in this crescent braid we used cubed ham, which can be found in the meat department of your favorite grocery store. You can also use leftover ham.
  • Serve with a side of fresh fruit for brunch.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
390
Calories from Fat
240
% Daily Value
Total Fat
26g
40%
Saturated Fat
12g
60%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
210mg
70%
Sodium
940mg
39%
Potassium
220mg
6%
Total Carbohydrate
20g
7%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
5g
Protein
18g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
6%
6%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 1 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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