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Pumpkin-Pecan Braid

Pumpkin-Pecan Braid

  • Prep

    20 m
  • Ready In

    50 m
Pillsbury

Pillsbury

Turn classic holiday pantry ingredients--canned pumpkin, spices, pecans--into a lazy-morning treat. This braid comes together easily with crescent roll dough, and the aroma will surely be a wake-up call for your family!

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 331 kcal
  • 17%
  • Fat:
  • 16.5 g
  • 25%
  • Carbs:
  • 41.7g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 5.1 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 35 mg
  • 12%
  • Sodium:
  • 387 mg
  • 15%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray cookie sheet with cooking spray. In medium bowl, mix pumpkin, brown sugar, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and egg yolk. Stir in 1/2 cup pecans.
  2. If using crescent rolls: Unroll dough onto cookie sheet; firmly press edges and perforations to seal. Press to form 13x7-inch rectangle. If using dough sheet: Unroll dough onto cookie sheet. Press to form 13x7-inch rectangle. Spread filling in 3 1/2-inch-wide strip lengthwise down center of dough rectangle to within 1 inch of ends.
  3. With scissors or sharp knife, make cuts 1 inch apart on long sides of dough rectangle just to edge of filling. Fold strips at an angle across filling, overlapping ends and alternating from side to side. Beat egg white in small bowl until foamy; brush over dough.
  4. Bake 20 to 30 minutes or until deep golden brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheet; place on serving platter.
  5. In small bowl, mix powdered sugar and enough milk for desired drizzling consistency. Drizzle over warm coffee cake. Sprinkle with 1 tablespoon pecans.
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Reviews

Seelymo
11

Seelymo

12/24/2008

I followed the recipe exactly. This was very good and easy to make. I ate some warm and some cooled, it tastes best when cooled.

Deb C
7

Deb C

10/5/2012

This is an ideal recipe for company, just be sure they like pumpkin. This is an easy, very attractive dessert that you can make in very little time.

QHHUNTERS
7

QHHUNTERS

10/2/2012

I decided to make this recipe to bring in fall! My husband doesn't really care for pumpkin and he thought they were great.

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