I dress up ordinary crescent with cinnamon and chocolate to create mouthwatering breakfast rolls. A little glaze ans sprinkling of nuts tops them nicely.—Denise Hayward, Ames, Iowa
Recommended: 24 Christmas Puddings for the Holiday Season
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 3 tablespoons baking cocoa
- 1-1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
- 2 tablespoons butter, softened, divided
- 2 tubes (8 ounces each) refrigerated crescent rolls
- 1/2 cup chopped pistachios, pecans or almonds
- 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
- 3 to 4 teaspoons milk
- Finely chopped pistachios, pecans or almonds
- In a small bowl, combine the sugar, cocoa and cinnamon. Add 1 tablespoon butter; mix well. Separate crescent dough into 16 triangles. Melt remaining butter; brush over dough. Sprinkle cocoa mixture and nuts over each triangle; roll up. Place on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 375° for 11-13 minutes or until golden brown. Remove to wire racks.
- For glaze, in a bowl, combine confectioners' sugar and milk; drizzle over rolls. Sprinkle with nuts. Yield: 16 rolls.
Originally published as Chocolate Cinnamon Crescents in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2002, p162
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Reviewed Dec. 7, 2009
"Delicious and takes no time to make"