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Rich Crescent Nut Delights

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Rich Crescent Nut Delights
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 1 hr 20 min
  • Ingredients 13
  • Servings 12
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Old-world sweet nut filling is flavored with maple syrup and surrounded with crescent dinner roll dough before it is baked to perfection.
Updated Oct 25, 2009
Bake-Off® Contest 40, 2002
Bake-Off® Contest 40, 2002
John Butler
Milford, Pennsylvania

Ingredients

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F. In 2-quart saucepan, melt 1/4 cup butter over medium heat. Add brown sugar; cook 3 minutes, stirring constantly. Reduce heat to low. Add pecans, walnuts, cinnamon, salt, honey and maple syrup; mix well. Cook 3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; stir in maple flavor. Cool 15 minutes.
  • 2
    Sprinkle 3 teaspoons of the flour over work surface. If using crescent rolls: Unroll dough onto floured surface; press perforations to seal. Sprinkle with remaining 2 teaspoons flour. Roll to form 18x12-inch rectangle. If using dough sheet: Unroll dough onto floured surface. Sprinkle with remaining 2 teaspoons flour. Roll to form 18x12-inch rectangle.
  • 3
    Carefully spoon and spread pecan mixture evenly over 1 long side of dough in 4-inch-wide strip, spreading to within 1/2 inch of edges. Starting with topped side, carefully roll up dough. (There may be small breaks in dough.)
  • 4
    Spoon 1 tablespoon of the melted butter diagonally on ungreased large cookie sheet. Place filled roll, seam side down, over butter on cookie sheet. Pinch ends to seal. Gently flatten dough until 3 inches wide. Brush top and sides with remaining tablespoon melted butter. Sprinkle with cinnamon-sugar.
  • 5
    Bake 16 to 18 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 25 minutes. Cut lengthwise into 2 long pieces. Cut each half into 1-inch slices. Serve warm or cool.

Nutrition Information

230 Calories, 16g Total Fat, 2g Protein, 18g Total Carbohydrate, 10g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
230
Calories from Fat
150
Total Fat
16g
25%
Saturated Fat
6g
28%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
15mg
5%
Sodium
200mg
8%
Potassium
70mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
18g
6%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
10g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
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
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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