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Simply Super Crescent Cinnamon Rolls

Simply Super Crescent Cinnamon Rolls
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 40 min
  • Ingredients 9
  • Servings 8
Make some morning memories with crescent cinnamon rolls your family will love helping with. Flavorful cinnamon, sweet brown sugar and crunchy pecans combine in a cinnamon sugar crescent roll made easy with Pillsbury™ Crescent Dough. Once your little ones frost the last Pillsbury™ Crescent cinnamon roll, it's time to dig in and get the day started.
Updated December 9, 2020
Bake-Off® Contest 24, 1973
Bake-Off® Contest 24, 1973
Dorothy Veasey
Fort Wayne, Indiana

Ingredients

Filling

  • 2/3 cup finely chopped pecans
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine, softened

Rolls

  • 2 cans (8 oz) refrigerated Pillsbury™ Original Crescent Rolls (8 Count) or 2 cans (8 oz) refrigerated Pillsbury™ Original Crescent Dough Sheet

Glaze

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon butter or margarine, softened
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons milk

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F. Grease 13x9-inch pan. In small bowl, mix filling ingredients.
  • 2
    If using crescent rolls: Unroll 1 can of the dough into 1 large rectangle; press into 13x7-inch rectangle, firmly pressing perforations to seal. Spread filling over rectangle. If using dough sheets: Unroll 1 can of the dough; press into 13x7-inch rectangle. Spread filling over rectangle.
  • 3
    If using crescent rolls: Unroll second can of dough; press into 13x7-inch rectangle, firmly pressing perforations to seal. If using dough sheets: Unroll second can of dough; press into 13x7-inch rectangle.
  • 4
    Place over filling; press dough onto filling. Cut stacked dough into 8 (13-inch) strips. Twist each strip 5 or 6 times, pressing extra filling into rolls. Shape each into a coil; place in pan.
  • 5
    Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until golden brown. Immediately remove from pan; place on cooling rack.
  • 6
    In small bowl, stir glaze ingredients, adding enough milk for desired drizzling consistency; drizzle over warm rolls. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Roll
Calories
460
Calories from Fat
230
Total Fat
26g
40%
Saturated Fat
9g
46%
Trans Fat
3 1/2g
Cholesterol
20mg
6%
Sodium
500mg
21%
Potassium
80mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
53g
18%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
33g
Protein
5g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 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; 5 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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