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Recipe by
Lois Lindeman
Norristown, PA

The basics were my grandmothers recipe....I've updated it for convenience, but it still tastes like hers !! ** I usually spread "liberally" so I always have extra ingredients around incase I need extra to spread on the dough

yield serving(s)
prep time 30 Min
cook time 25 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For strudel

  • 1 can
    pillsbury cresent roll dough sheet
  • 1 or 2 jar
    strawberry jam
  • 1 bag
    sweet coconut shreds
  • 1 pkg
    golden raisins
  • 1 c
    finely choppe pecans
  • 1/2 c
    sugar cinnamon mixture (to your taste)

How To Make strudel

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350 degrees on large cookie sheet spray with Pam (or equivalent)
  • 2
    Open Cresent Roll Sheet on very lightly floured work surface. Using rolling pin, roll out just enough to make it a bit thinner but keeping the rectangular shape.
  • 3
    Spread the dough liberally with Strawberry Jam. Sprinkle with coconut, raisins and pecans.
  • 4
    GENTLY start to roll from the long side and continue until all the dough is used up. Place on cookie sheet - seam side down (you may have to cut it in 1/2 to get it all on the sheet) Sprinkle with cinnamon sugar mixture. Bake until just golden. Let cool. Cut into bite sized pieces. ENJOY !!