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orange-cranberry rolls

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a recipe by
Stacey Lawson
New Orleans, LA

Cranberries and orange were meant to be together like peas and Seriously this is a great breakfast roll or a delicious sweet treat at a party.

★★★★★ 1
serves 4-6
prep time 20 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For orange-cranberry rolls

  • 8 oz
    refrigerated crescent rolls
  • 1/4 c
    butter, room temperature
  • 4 oz
    cream cheese
  • 1 lg
  • 1/2 c
    dried cranberries
  • 1/3 c
    pecans, chopped
  • 1 tsp
    almond extract
  • 1 Tbsp
    orange zest
  • 1/2 c
    powdered sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
    whipping cream

How To Make orange-cranberry rolls

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • 2
    Cream together butter, egg, cream cheese, and almond extract.
  • 3
    Spread out crescent rolls and seal perforations.
  • 4
    Spread butter and cream cheese mixture onto crescent roll sheet.
  • 5
    Sprinkle cranberries, chopped pecans, and orange zest on top of cream cheese mixture.
  • 6
    Roll up crescent dough into a log. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  • 7
    Cut roll into half inch circles and lay on a lightly greased baking sheet. Bake for about 8 minutes or until golden brown.
  • 8
    While rolls are baking, combine powdered sugar and whipping cream. Spread or drizzle this on hot rolls when they come out the oven.