The other day my daughter and her friend were in the kitchen conjuring up a recipe her friend learned in Home Ec. Interestingly enough I had all the ingredients on hand and they were really tasty so I decided to come up with my own rendition and I’m sharing it with you. – ** I’ve been asked to post a picture, so tomorrow when I make some, I’ll snap a photo and update my post!
Here are the pictures – I was going to take some as I prepared them, but the battery was dead – sorry! I should also mention that they don’t look so pretty once you take them out of the pan – but never judge a book by it’s cover or a Cinna-Mallow Roll by it’s flatness or brokeness – they are Good Eats!!! I should also mention that clean-up can be a breeze if you immediately soak the pans in really hot water for about 5 minutes. This gives you plenty of time to pour a glass of milk and shove a roll in your mouth before the water even starts to cool! Enjoy!
You’ll Need –
2 cans of Crescent Rolls (I shop at Aldi’s and they’re really cheap there)
2 Tsp Cinnamon
1/2 Cup Sugar
1/2 Stick of Butter
* I recommend leaving the Marshmallows out a day or two so they get hard – they hold up better while baking.
Preheat the oven to 325 degrees.
Mix the cinnamon and sugar in a bowl – set aside. I recommend putting a little of the sugar mixture in a separate bowl for sprinkling on top of the rolls. Spray the muffin pans with a baking spray or lightly grease with Crisco or butter. Melt 1/2 stick of butter. Separate the crescents and using your hands press the dough so it’s a bit thinner and wider, then brush one side with butter. Dip 2 marshmallows in the butter then roll them in the sugar mixture and place them on the roll at the wide end. Roll the crescent starting at the wide end and tuck the points underneath and place in the muffin pan. Do this for all the crescents and when they are all in the pan, brush the tops with butter and sprinkle with the sugar mixture. Bake for 8-10 minutes or until golden brown. The marshmallows will melt creating a gooey mixture, let them cool in the pan for just a minute or so, then using a butter knife loosen the roll and carefully lift to a plate. They are so good if you eat them while they are still warm – mmmm.
I’ve thought about some variations, like sprinkling mini chocolate baking chips on the crescents before adding the marshmallows – or finely chopping pecans and raisins and adding them before the marshmallows – mmm….gonna try them out tomorrow!
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