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Lemon-Cream Cheese Crescent Ring

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 6
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This delicious fresh lemon cream cheese crescent ring is so easy to make, yet so impressive! Perfect for brunch, or just serve with coffee or tea for a tasty treat. MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

Crescent Ring

1
package (3 oz) cream cheese, softened
1/4
cup granulated sugar
1
tablespoon fresh lemon juice
2
teaspoons grated lemon peel
1
can (8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated Crescent Dough Sheet or 1 can (8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent dinner rolls

Glaze

1/2
cup powdered sugar
2
to 3 teaspoons milk

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Spray large cookie sheet with cooking spray. In small bowl, mix cream cheese, granulated sugar, lemon juice and lemon peel with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended.
  • 2
    Unroll dough sheet. (If using crescent rolls, unroll dough and separate into 2 large rectangles. Overlap long sides to form 13x7-inch rectangle; firmly press edges and perforations to seal.) Spread cream cheese mixture on rectangle to within 1/2 inch of edges.
  • 3
    Starting with 1 long side of rectangle, roll up; pinch edge to seal.
  • 4
    With serrated knife, cut into 12 slices.
  • 5
    Arrange slices on cookie sheet in a circle, overlapping slightly.
  • 6
    Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown. In small bowl, mix Glaze ingredients until thin enough to drizzle. Drizzle over warm crescent ring.

Expert Tips

Sprinkle the crescent ring with powdered sugar in place of the glaze if you like.

You can prepare the crescent ring up to 2 hours ahead of time; cover with plastic wrap, and refrigerate. Add a few extra minutes to the bake time.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
250
Calories from Fat
100
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
17%
Saturated Fat
5g
26%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
15mg
5%
Sodium
350mg
14%
Potassium
25mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
35g
12%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
19g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
4%
4%
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
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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