Thursday, April 25, 2013
Pineapple Crescents - Cooking with Catitude
4 oz softened cream cheese
2 tablespoons sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
1 cup (8 1/4 oz) crushed pineapple in heavy syrup
1 (8 count) package crescent rolls
1 cup confectioners sugar
1 1/2 - 2 tablespoons heavy syrup
Preheat oven at 375 degrees. In a medium bowl, combine cheese, sugar, vanilla and nutmeg. Drain pineapple, save syrup. Stir drained pineapple into cheese mixture. Unroll dough; spread 1 1/2 tablespoons of mixture on each triangle. Start at the short side and roll loosely. Place point side down on cookie sheet. Bend into crescent shapes. Bake 15-18 minutes. Remove from pan and drizzle glaze over tops.
For the glaze: mix confectioners sugar with enough reserved syrup from pineapple to make a glaze.