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crescent sweet buns

(3 ratings)
Recipe by
Gail Welch
Carthage, TX

These are really quick and delicious. You may add (toasted) pecans or raisins for variety. These can be made by using seamless crescent roll dough and preparing them like pinwheels by rolling the dough into a rectangle, spread with filling, roll into a LOG; cut into 12 one-inch slices and bake.

(3 ratings)
yield 4 , (2 rolls per serving)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 25 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For crescent sweet buns

  • 1 can
    pillsbury crescent rolls
  • 3 Tbsp
    butter, melted
  • 1/3 c
  • 2 tsp
  • 1 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1 Tbsp
    milk or evaporated milk
  • 1/4 tsp
    vanilla (optional)

How To Make crescent sweet buns

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 F. Spray or butter (glass) baking dish or pan. I used a 9x13... May use next larger size or 10-12-in. round cake pan.
  • 2
    Separate dough and roll out on floured surface (retaining triangle shape) on parchment or floured waxed paper. Or use seamless crescent roll dough...See personal notes above.
  • 3
    Melt butter and brush over each triangle. Combine cinnamon and sugar. Sprinkle evenly over each triangle. NOTE: Add 1/2 cup pecans or raisins over dough, optional.
  • 4
    Beginning with the wide end, form dough into crescents then shape crescents into rounds. May leave as crescent shape, if desired.
  • 5
    Place each roll into prepared baking dish. Bake about 20-25 minutes until done & browned. Brush tops with melted butter.
  • 6
    MAKE ICING by combining all ingredients. Icing should have a thick consistency. Add a few drops of additional milk, if needed. Drop by teaspoonfuls and spread on hot rolls.