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Easy Crescent Danish Rolls

This recipe was the grand prize winner of the Pillsbury Bake-Off Contest in 1975

Crescent rolls are the starting point for these plump homemade Danish rolls with a cream-cheese filling.

This recipe was the grand prize winner of the Pillsbury Bake-Off Contest in 1975.

Recipe courtesy of Pillsbury.

Every other winning recipe from the Pillsbury Bake-Off.

Ready in
45 m
8
Servings
362
Calories Per Serving

Ingredients

For the rolls

  • 1 package (8-ounce) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 Cup sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 cans (8 ounces each) Pillsbury refrigerated crescent dinner rolls or Pillsbury refrigerated Crescent Dough Sheet
  • 4 Teaspoons Preserves or jam

For the glaze

  • 1/2 Cup powdered sugar
  • 1 Teaspoon vanilla
  • 2-3 Teaspoons milk

Directions

For the rolls

Heat oven to 350 degrees F. In small bowl, beat cream cheese, sugar, and lemon juice until smooth.

If using crescent dough, separate dough into 8 rectangles; firmly press perforations to seal. If using dough sheet, cut dough into 8 rectangles. Spread each rectangle with about 2 tablespoons cream cheese mixture. Roll up each, starting at longest side; firmly pinch edges and ends to seal. Gently stretch each roll to about 10 inches.

On ungreased large cookie sheet, coil each roll into a spiral with seam on the inside, tucking end under. Make deep indentation in center of each roll; fill with 1/2 teaspoon preserves.

Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until deep golden brown.

For the glaze

In small bowl, mix glaze ingredients, adding enough milk for desired drizzling consistency. Drizzle over warm rolls.

Nutritional Facts
Servings8
Calories Per Serving362
Total Fat13g21%
Sugar26gN/A
Saturated6g31%
Cholesterol34mg11%
Protein8g16%
Carbs53g18%
Vitamin A105µg12%
Vitamin B120.2µg2.5%
Vitamin C1mg2%
Vitamin D0.2µgN/A
Vitamin E0.2mg1.2%
Vitamin K7µg9%
Calcium132mg13%
Fiber1g5%
Folate (food)21µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)89µg22%
Folic acid40µgN/A
Iron2mg12%
Magnesium18mg4%
Monounsaturated4gN/A
Niacin (B3)3mg15%
Phosphorus101mg14%
Polyunsaturated2gN/A
Potassium126mg4%
Riboflavin (B2)0.3mg15.1%
Sodium370mg15%
Sugars, added21gN/A
Thiamin (B1)0.3mg20.4%
Zinc0.7mg4.8%