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Orange-Cherry-Almond Pinwheels

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Orange-Cherry-Almond Pinwheels
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 1 hr 5 min
  • Ingredients 13
  • Servings 8
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Start with a Pillsbury™ refrigerated dough sheet layered with white baking chips, dried cherries and almonds, then slice and bake for easy breakfast rolls that taste like they're from a pastry shop!
Updated Mar 26, 2014
Bake-Off® Contest 44, 2010
Bake-Off® Contest 44, 2010
JoAnne Rademacher
Berthold, North Dakota

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup unsalted or salted butter, softened
  • 1 tablespoon almond paste
  • 1 egg
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 tablespoon Pillsbury BEST® All Purpose Flour
  • 1 can (8 oz) refrigerated Pillsbury™ Original Crescent Dough Sheet
  • 1/2 cup dried tart cherries
  • 1/3 cup white baking chips
  • Grated peel of 1 large orange (about 1 tablespoon)
  • 1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon sliced almonds
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons whipping cream
  • 1/8 teaspoon pure almond extract

Steps

  • 1
    In small bowl, beat butter, almond paste and egg with electric hand mixer until mixture is smooth. Beat in nutmeg and flour.
  • 2
    On work surface, unroll dough sheet; press into 14x8-inch rectangle. Spread butter mixture over dough, leaving 1/2 inch of 1 short end uncovered. Sprinkle cherries, baking chips, 2 teaspoons of the orange peel and 1/4 cup almonds over butter mixture to edges of dough; press in lightly.
  • 3
    Starting at short end covered with butter mixture, roll up dough. Pinch and press uncovered end into roll to seal. Reshape roll with hands. Wrap roll in waxed paper; refrigerate 30 minutes.
  • 4
    Heat oven to 375°F. Lightly spray cookie sheet with Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray, or line with cooking parchment paper. Using serrated knife, cut roll into 8 slices; place cut sides up and 3 inches apart on cookie sheet. Bake 13 to 17 minutes or until golden brown.
  • 5
    Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix powdered sugar, cream and almond extract with spoon until smooth; spoon and spread over hot rolls on cookie sheet. Sprinkle with remaining 1 tablespoon almonds and 1 teaspoon orange peel. Remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack. Serve warm or cool.

Nutrition Information

300 Calories, 16g Total Fat, 4g Protein, 35g Total Carbohydrate, 22g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Roll
Calories
300
Calories from Fat
150
Total Fat
16g
25%
Saturated Fat
8g
39%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
45mg
14%
Sodium
240mg
10%
Potassium
125mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate
35g
12%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
22g
Protein
4g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
6%
6%
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; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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