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Mini Cinnamon Crescents

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  • 20 min prep time
  • 45 min total time
  • 7 ingredients
  • 20 servings
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Bake up a batch of warm, tender cinnamon rolls! It's easy when you start with refrigerated crescent rolls or dough sheet.

Bake-Off® Contest 23, 1972
Marilyn Erickson
San Jose, California

Ingredients

1
can (8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent dinner rolls or 1 can (8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated Crescent Dough Sheet
1/4
cup butter or margarine, softened
4
teaspoons granulated sugar
2
teaspoons ground cinnamon
1/2
cup raisins
1/2
cup powdered sugar
1
tablespoon apple juice or milk

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F.
  • 2 If using crescent rolls: Unroll dough; separate dough into 4 rectangles. Firmly press perforations to seal. If using dough sheet: Unroll dough; cut into 4 rectangles.
  • 3 Spread 1 tablespoon butter evenly over each dough rectangle. In small bowl, mix granulated sugar and cinnamon. Sprinkle evenly over rectangles. Sprinkle each with raisins. Starting with short side of each rectangle, roll up; pinch edges to seal. With serrated knife, cut each roll into 5 slices. Place slices, cut side down, in ungreased 8- or 9-inch square pan.
  • 4 Bake 17 to 23 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 5 minutes.
  • 5 Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix powdered sugar and apple juice until smooth. Drizzle over rolls. Serve warm.
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F.
  • 2 If using crescent rolls: Unroll dough; separate dough into 4 rectangles. Firmly press perforations to seal. If using dough sheet: Unroll dough; cut into 4 rectangles.
  • 3 Spread 1 tablespoon butter evenly over each dough rectangle. In small bowl, mix granulated sugar and cinnamon. Sprinkle evenly over rectangles. Sprinkle each with raisins. Starting with short side of each rectangle, roll up; pinch edges to seal. With serrated knife, cut each roll into 5 slices. Place slices, cut side down, in ungreased 8- or 9-inch square pan.
  • 4 Bake 17 to 23 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 5 minutes.
  • 5 Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix powdered sugar and apple juice until smooth. Drizzle over rolls. Serve warm.

Expert Tips

Substitute dried cranberries or chopped dried apricots for the raisins.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Roll
Calories
90
Calories from Fat
45
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4 1/2g
7%
Saturated Fat
2g
10%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Sodium
105mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate
11g
4%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
7g
Protein
0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
0 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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