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Carrot Cheesecake Cinnamon Roll Cups

Carrot Cheesecake Cinnamon Roll Cups
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 55 min
  • Servings 10
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Carrot cake meets cheesecake meets cinnamon rolls in this fun and easy springtime recipe. ...MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

6 oz (175 g) cream cheese, softened
2/3 cup icing sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 cup coarsely shredded carrots
3 tablespoons chopped pecans
1 tablespoon golden raisins
1 can (5 count) Pillsbury™ Grands!™ refrigerated cinnamon rolls with icing

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 10 regular-size muffin cups with shortening or cooking spray.
  • 2
    In medium bowl, beat cream cheese with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Add icing sugar; beat until smooth. Beat in vanilla and cinnamon. Stir in carrots, 1 tablespoon of the pecans and the raisins until just combined.
  • 3
    Separate dough into 5 rolls; set icing aside. Unroll each roll into strip. Cut each strip in half to make 10 strips.
  • 4
    Coil and firmly press strip into bottom and side of each muffin cup.
  • 5
    Fill each cup with about 1 rounded tablespoon cream cheese filling, pressing filling slightly into each cup.
  • 6
    Bake 18 to 20 minutes or until rolls are baked through and golden brown. Cool 2 minutes in pan, then transfer to cooling rack. Top each roll with about 1/2 teaspoon of the chopped pecans.
  • 7
    In small microwavable bowl, microwave icing uncovered on High 8 to 10 seconds or until thin enough to drizzle. Drizzle over warm rolls. Cool 10 minutes before serving.

Expert Tips

  • Swap chopped pecans on top with sweetened coconut flakes, if desired.
  • Swap pecans with chopped walnuts, if desired.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 10
Calories
260
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11
Saturated Fat
5
Trans Fat
0
Cholesterol
20
Sodium
330
Dietary Fiber
1
Protein
3
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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