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Chocolate Crescent Twist

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Chocolate Crescent Twist
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 1 hr 15 min
  • Ingredients 9
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

Streusel

3
tablespoons all-purpose flour
3
tablespoons sugar
1
tablespoon butter or margarine

Twist

1
can (8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent dinner rolls
2/3
cup semisweet chocolate chips
1
tablespoon sugar
1
to 3 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1
tablespoon butter or margarine, melted
1
tablespoon semisweet chocolate chips

Directions

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F. Grease with shortening and flour 8x4- or 7x3-inch loaf pan. In small bowl, mix flour and 3 tablespoons sugar. With fork, cut in 1 tablespoon butter until crumbly.
  • 2
    Unroll dough into 12x8-inch rectangle; firmly press perforations to seal. Sprinkle evenly with 2/3 cup chocolate chips, 1 tablespoon sugar, the cinnamon and half of the streusel mixture.
  • 3
    Starting with one long side, roll up; pinch edge to seal. Join ends to form ring; pinch ends together firmly to seal. Gently twist ring to form figure 8; place in pan. Brush top with melted butter; sprinkle with remaining half of streusel. Sprinkle with 1 tablespoon chocolate chips; press lightly into dough.
  • 4
    Bake 30 to 40 minutes or until deep golden brown. Cool in pan 20 minutes. Remove loaf from pan. Cut into slices; serve warm.

Expert Tips

  • Try miniature semisweet chocolate chips in this recipe in place of the regular-size chips.
  • For the best results, keep the crescent roll dough in the refrigerator until you're ready to use it. Cold dough bakes the best.
  • Serve this yoummy breakfast treat with your favorite fresh fruit.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
330
Calories from Fat
160
% Daily Value
Total Fat
18g
28%
Saturated Fat
8g
41%
Trans Fat
2g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
320mg
13%
Potassium
80mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
39g
13%
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
Sugars
22g
Protein
4g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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