Country French Apple Crescent Casserole

Ingredients

Dumplings
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 (8-oz.) can Pillsbury™ Refrigerated Crescent Dinner Rolls 
  • 1 large apple, peeled, cut into 8 slices 
Sauce
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup whipping cream
  • 1 tablespoon almond extract or amaretto
  • 1 egg
Topping
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds
  • Cimonnna

Instructions

1_ Heat oven to 375°F. In small bowl, combine 2 tablespoons sugar and 1/2 to 1 teaspoon cinnamon; mix well. Separate dough into 8 triangles; sprinkle sugar mixture evenly over each. Gently press sugar mixture into each triangle, flattening each slightly.

2_ Place apple slice on shortest side of each triangle; tuck in edges around apple slice. Roll up, starting at shortest side and rolling to opposite point. Seal all seams. Place point side down in ungreased 9-inch round 

baking dish or pie pan, placing long side of 7 filled crescents around outside edge of dish and 1 in center.
3_ Bake at 375°F. for 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown.

4_ Remove baking dish from oven. In small bowl, combine all sauce ingredients; beat with wire whisk until well blended. Spoon sauce evenly over partially baked rolls. Sprinkle with almonds and cinnamon.


5_ Return to oven; bake an additional 13 to 18 minutes or until deep golden brown. If necessary, cover with foil during last 5 minutes of baking to prevent excessive browning. Serve warm. Store in refrigerator.

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