Country French Apple Crescent Casserole
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INGREDIENTS
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 8-oz. can Pillsbury Refrigerated Quick Crescent Dinner Rolls
  • 1 large apple, peeled, cored, cut into 8 slices
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup whipping cream
  • 1 tablespoon almond extract or amaretto
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds
  • Cinnamon
DIRECTIONS
  1. Heat oven to 375°F. In small bowl, combine 2 tablespoons sugar and 1/2teaspoon cinnamon;
  2. blend well.
  3. Separate dough into 8 triangles; sprinkle sugar mixture evenly over each. Gently press sugar mixture
  4. into each triangle, flattening each slightly. Place apple slice on wide end of each triangle;
  5. tuck in edges around apple slice. Roll up, starting at wide end: roll to opposite point. Seal all seams.
  6. Place tip side down, in ungreased 9-inch round baking dish or pie pan, placing long side of 7 filled
  7. crescents around outside edge of dish and 1 in center.
  8. Bake at 375°F. for 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown.
  9. In small bowl using wire whisk, combine 1/2 cup sugar, whipping cream,almond extract and egg until
  10. well blended. Spoon sauce mixture evenly over partially baked rolls. Sprnkle with almonds and cinnamon. Bake an additional 13 to 18 minutes or until deep golden brown. Cover top of pan with foil during
  11. last 5 minutes of baking time if necessary to prevent excessive browning. Serve warm-
RECIPE BACKSTORY
This recipe for apple dumplings in custard is reminiscent of an Old World specialty and is a delicious addition to a brunch menu.