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Crescent Christmas Tree (Party Size)

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 50 min
  • Servings 24

Decorate your own edible Christmas tree – baked Pillsbury® Refrigerated Crescent Dinner Rolls glazed and decorated with candied cherries. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

Bread

3
cans (8-oz each) Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent dinner rolls
1/4
cup margarine or butter, softened
1/4
cup sugar
2
teaspoons cinnamon

Glaze

1/2
cup powdered sugar
1/2
teaspoon vanilla
2
to 3 teaspoons milk

Garnish

Red and green candied cherries, halved

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F. Lightly grease large cookie sheet. Separate each can of dough into 2 long rectangles. Firmly press perforations to seal. Spread rectangles with margarine. In small bowl, combine sugar and cinnamon; sprinkle evenly over rectangles.
  • 2
    Starting at shorter side, roll up each rectangle; seal edge. Cut each roll crosswise into 4 equal slices. Place slices, cut side down, on greased cookie sheet to form tree shape. Begin with 1 slice for top; arrange 2 slices just below, with sides touching. Continue arranging 2 rows of 3 slices, then row of 4 slices, then 2 rows of 5 slices. Use remaining 1 slice for trunk.
  • 3
    Bake at 375°F. for 15 to 20 minutes or until deep golden brown. Cool 3 minutes; carefully remove from cookie sheet. Cool slightly on wire rack.
  • 4
    In small bowl, blend all glaze ingredients until smooth, adding enough milk for desired drizzling consistency. Drizzle glaze over warm tree. Garnish with candied cherry halves. Serve warm.

Expert Tips

  • Adorn the rolls with an icing garland and arrange the red and green cherries like ornaments or lights. Serve your masterpiece in a shallow basket or on a silver tray lined with a holiday napkin.
  • This recipe can be easily doubled when you have a large crowd to feed. Double the ingredients and place on a second cookie sheet. Bake as directed.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 roll
Calories
210
Calories from Fat
90
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
15%
Saturated Fat
2g
10%
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
320mg
13%
Total Carbohydrate
27g
9%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
13g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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