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Rich Crescent Nut Delights

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

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Dash salt
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon pure maple syrup
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons imitation maple flavor
  • 5 teaspoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 can (8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent dinner rolls or 1 can (8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated Crescent Dough Sheet
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon-sugar

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 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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