STRAWBERRY CRESCENT ROLL BRAID

August 3, 2017

Crescent roll braids. Just buy one of those little tubes (mentally preparing for that pressurized pop) and roll that sheet out to achieve breakfast pastry success.

This version has summer strawberries plus sweet cream cheese to make for a strawberry cheesecake breakfast in just like, 20 minutes. And don’t skip the almonds! They totally make it.

STRAWBERRY CRESCENT ROLL BRAIDSTRAWBERRY CRESCENT ROLL BRAID
Serves 5 to 6

8 ounce crescent roll dough
8 ounces cream cheese, divided
3 tablespoons powdered sugar
2 cups strawberries, sliced
1 tablespoon sugar
1/4 cup sliced almonds
Turbinado sugar

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Roll crescent roll dough out onto a lined baking sheets, shaping to form a rectangle. In a stand mixer, stir together cream sugar and powdered sugar. Spread cream cheese mixture down middle third of rectangle. Stir sliced strawberries with sugar. Layer strawberries and almonds on top of cream cheese. Slice edges of pastry into one inch strips. Alternate bringing pastry strips to the center of pastry to hold in strawberries. Sprinkle top of dough with turbinado sugar. Bake for 15-17 minutes.

STRAWBERRY CRESCENT ROLL BRAID
 
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Ingredients
  • 8 ounce crescent roll dough
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, divided
  • 3 tablespoons powdered sugar
  • 2 cups strawberries, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • ¼ cup sliced almonds
  • Turbinado sugar
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Roll crescent roll dough out onto a lined baking sheets, shaping to form a rectangle.
  3. In a stand mixer, stir together cream sugar and powdered sugar. Spread cream cheese mixture down middle third of rectangle. Stir sliced strawberries with sugar.
  4. Layer strawberries and almonds on top of cream cheese.
  5. Slice edges of pastry into one inch strips. Alternate bringing pastry strips to the center of pastry to hold in strawberries.
  6. Sprinkle top of dough with turbinado sugar.
  7. Bake for 15-17 minutes.

 

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