Apple-Cream Cheese Monkey Breads

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons milk
  • 1 can (8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent dinner rolls (8 rolls) 
  • 3/4 cup canned apple pie filling, chopped

Instructions

1 _ Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 8 regular-size muffin cups with cooking spray.

2 _ In small bowl, mix 3 tablespoons of the sugar and the cinnamon; set aside. In another small bowl, mix cream cheese, remaining 1 tablespoon sugar and the milk.

3 _ Unroll crescent dough onto work surface; press perforations to seal. Cut dough into 8 squares. Cut each of the 8 squares into 5 rows by 4 rows to make 20 mini squares each.

4 _ Add 20 squares of crescent dough to bottoms and halfway up sides of muffin cups.


5 _ Sprinkle 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon-sugar on top of crescent dough in each. Layer with about 2 teaspoons cream cheese mixture, a rounded tablespoon of pie filling, and top with another 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon-sugar mixture.

6 _ Bake 16 to 20 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 5 minutes; remove from pan. Serve warm.

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