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Macaroon-Cinnamon Roll Braid

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Macaroon-Cinnamon Roll Braid
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 1 hr 5 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 10
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Unroll cinnamon rolls and bake them wrapped around a sweet cream cheese filling. Brunch?
Updated Apr 27, 2021
Bake-Off® Contest 47, 2014
Bake-Off® Contest 47, 2014
Barbara Lento
Houston, Pennsylvania

Ingredients

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Line large cookie sheet with Reynolds® Parchment Paper. In medium bowl, beat cream cheese, coconut, sugar, coconut extract and egg yolk with electric mixer on medium speed about 30 seconds or until well blended.
  • 2
    Separate dough into 5 rolls; reserve icing. Unroll each roll into a 20-inch strip, stretching if necessary; cut each strip in half. Place strips cinnamon side up, with sides touching, on cookie sheet to form 10-inch square.
  • 3
    Spoon cream cheese mixture crosswise down center of square in 3-inch wide strip. Fold ends of cinnamon roll strips over filling, pulling gently to overlap slightly in center; press gently. Sprinkle with almonds.
  • 4
    Bake 25 to 35 minutes or until top is deep golden brown. Cool on cookie sheet 10 minutes.
  • 5
    Meanwhile, in small microwavable bowl; microwave icing uncovered on High 10 to 15 seconds or until thin enough to drizzle. Drizzle icing over warm braid. Serve warm or cool.

Nutrition Information

300 Calories, 15g Total Fat, 4g Protein, 36g Total Carbohydrate, 19g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
300
Calories from Fat
130
Total Fat
15g
22%
Saturated Fat
7g
37%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
45mg
14%
Sodium
360mg
15%
Potassium
65mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
36g
12%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
19g
Protein
4g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 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; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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