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Apple Pinwheels Recipe

Apple Pinwheels Recipe

In Scottsdale, Arizona, Christine Campos swirls convenient crescent roll dough with a spiced apple filling for homemade appeal. "The apple flavor is simply wonderful," she reports. "For an extra-special touch, drizzle the rolls with a confectioners' sugar glaze."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min. YIELD:24 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 1-1/3 cups sugar, divided
  • 2 tubes (8 ounces each) refrigerated crescent rolls
  • 3 cups finely chopped peeled tart apples
  • 1 teaspoon apple pie spice

Directions

  • 1. In a saucepan, combine water, butter and 1 cup sugar; cook over medium heat until butter is melted and sugar is dissolved. Set aside.
  • 2. Unroll each tube of crescent roll dough into a rectangle; seal seams and perforations.
  • 3. Combine the apples, pie spice and remaining sugar; sprinkle over dough to within 1 in. of edges. Roll up, jelly-roll style, starting with a long side. Cut into 1-in. rolls; place in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. x 1-in. baking dish. Pour syrup over rolls.
  • 4. Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm. Yield: about 2 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 110 calories, 5 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 7 mg cholesterol, 100 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.