Cinnamon Raisin Pastry Rounds

by megan on May 16, 2009

I have always loved anything with cinnamon and raisins! The two flavors pair so well together. These treats will definitely satisfy a cinnamon raisin craving, and they fill the house with an amazing cinnamon aroma while they are baking. These would be perfect in the morning with a cup of coffee!

Cinnamon Raisin Pastry Rounds
1 can (8 oz) refrigerated crescent dinner rolls
1/3 cup raisins
1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted
1/4 cup sugar
1 tsp cinnamon

Directions:
Heat oven to 375°F.
Prepare cookie sheet with cooking spray.
Unroll dough and separate into 2 rectangles.
Press perforations to seal.
Sprinkle raisins evenly over dough, pressing into dough.
Brush rectangles with half of the butter.
In small bowl, mix sugar and cinnamon.
Sprinkle half of sugar mixture evenly over dough.
Starting with one short side of each rectangle, roll up and seal edge.
Cut each roll into 3 slices.
Place each slice, cut side down, between 2 sheets of plastic wrap or waxed paper.
Press each into 5-inch round. Remove plastic wrap and place 2 inches apart on cookie sheet.
Brush rounds with remaining butter and sprinkle with remaining sugar mixture.
Bake 14 to 16 minutes or until golden brown.

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{ 23 comments… read them below or add one }

Susan May 17, 2009 at 1:25 am

What a cool idea- and so simple- perfect for unexpected company with a cup of coffee! Thanks

Donna-FFW May 17, 2009 at 2:00 am

Oh, I so love the simplicity of this recipe. It is absolutely perfect for a weekday breakfast before school. Thanks for the idea.. it is a GREAT one!

Maria May 17, 2009 at 2:02 am

Ooooh! I love cinnamon raisin everything!

Melissa @ For the Love of Health May 17, 2009 at 2:18 am

Megan- those look really good! It would be something wonderful to bring to a friend’s house.
Thanks for sharing!

LK- Healthy Delicious May 17, 2009 at 2:33 am

this sounds so easy with the pillsbury biscuits! I agree- cinnamon and raisin is awesome together- especially with a little butter too.

Bunny May 17, 2009 at 3:03 am

I love crescent rolls, these sound so good Megan!

Wandering Coyote May 17, 2009 at 3:13 am

Yum! I can practically smell them from up here in Canada!

pigpigscorner May 17, 2009 at 7:37 am

They look like cookies! I love cinnamon and raisin combo too and I just had cinnamon and raisin oatmeal for breakfast!

Balance, Joy and Delicias! May 17, 2009 at 10:33 am

I love cinnamon everything!!! :) so please a round for me!

HoneyB May 17, 2009 at 11:09 am

So easy and quick and I’m sure delicious!

Jennifer May 17, 2009 at 12:49 pm

Gosh,I am so sick right now and could really sue some of these but I have no strength to make them….do you do road tips?

Tangled Noodle May 17, 2009 at 1:13 pm

A great little treat to whip up quickly (but that’s also the danger)! 8-)

shelby May 17, 2009 at 1:16 pm

Love cinnamon + raisins! Or just about anything with cinnamon ;)

Heidi May 17, 2009 at 1:20 pm

How simple. What a great way to turn crescent rolls into something amazing.

Anne May 17, 2009 at 3:21 pm

Ooh, those look delicious! What a great idea!

Alisa - Frugal Foodie May 17, 2009 at 3:35 pm

Yum, thos look so tasty and sound nice and simple!

Bec May 18, 2009 at 3:39 am

these look amazing!

Alison May 18, 2009 at 4:12 am

So simple. Looks delicious! I love cinnamon and raisins too. But I love cinnamon and chocolate chips even more!

Rosa's Yummy Yums May 18, 2009 at 3:00 pm

These pastry rounds look really scrumptious! I’ve never had such a speciality…

cheers,

Rosa

Jenn@slim-shoppin May 18, 2009 at 4:00 pm

Those look great Megan!

I assume you meant 1/4 CUP of butter?

That would be a great thing to make on the weekend!!

Elyse May 18, 2009 at 6:24 pm

Mmm, these pastry rounds look totally fabulous!! I love cinnamon raisin anything, but pairing those flavors with pastry was especially brilliant! They look delish. Sorry that I’ve been a bad commenter for the past couple of weeks; I just finished law school exams and am just now getting to my google reader!

stephchows May 18, 2009 at 7:45 pm

MMMMMM I would have totally put raisins in the muffins I have posted today… except John hates them! How can you hate raisins??? I love um :)

Jaime May 31, 2009 at 2:37 am

I love anything with cinnamon and raisin too!

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