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Gingerbread Crescents

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Gingerbread Crescents
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Servings 16

Warm gingerbread flavours and a sweet glaze create a festive treat that will have drop-in guests convinced you’ve been baking for hours! ...MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

4 oz (113 g) cream cheese, softened
2 tbsp (30 mL) granulated sugar
1 tbsp (15 mL) fancy molasses
1 tsp (5 mL) cinnamon
1 tsp (5 mL) ground ginger
1/4 tsp (1 mL) ground nutmeg
2 cans (each 235 g) Pillsbury™ Crescent Rolls
1/2 cup (125 mL) icing sugar
1 tbsp (15 mL) lemon juice

Steps

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  • 1
    Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C). Line baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • 2
    In bowl, mix together cream cheese, sugar, molasses, cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg.
  • 3
    Separate crescent dough into 16 triangles and spread each one with thin layer of cream cheese mixture. Starting at long end, roll up each triangle, bending slightly at edges to form crescent shape. Place on prepared baking sheet, 2 inches (5 cm) apart. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown. Let cool for 10 minutes.
  • 4
    In small bowl, whisk icing sugar with lemon juice; drizzle lightly over warm crescents. Serve warm or at room temperature.

Expert Tips

  • For real ginger lovers, add 2 tbsp (30 mL) chopped crystallized ginger to cream cheese mixture.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 16
Calories
170
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
Saturated Fat
3.5g
Cholesterol
10mg
Sodium
270mg
Total Carbs
19g
Dietary Fiber
0g
Sugars
10g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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