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painfully simple stollen

a recipe by
Carole Davis
Upper Arlington, OH

This will make you a hero with little work. In addition, if you have friends or family who don't like marzipan which is in the original they will love this.

serves 6
prep time 10 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For painfully simple stollen

  • 1 tube
    refrigerated crescent rolls, grands
  • 1 tube
    pillsbury refrigerated sugar cookie dough
  • 1/2 tsp
    almond extract
  • 1/2 c
    natural almonds
  • 1/2 c
    dried cherries
  • 1/2 c
    golden raisins
  • 1/2 c
    dried blueberries
  • powdered sugar for dusting

How To Make painfully simple stollen

  • 1
    1. Open the tube of Grand Crescent roplls and roll out into a rectangle.
  • 2
    2. Take half the tube of sugar cookie dough and mix it with the almond extract. Mix well. Roll the cookie dough into a foot long rope.
  • 3
    3. Press the dried fruit into the crescent dough and top with the cookie dough rope. Cover the rope with overlapping almonds.
  • 4
    Roll the crescent dough over on itself and press to seal. Bake at 350*F for 20 minutes until the crescent dough is cooked but not overly brown. Dust with powdered sugar and slice to serve. Good warm or cold.