Pumpkin-Pecan Braid

Enjoy this pumpkin-pecan braid that’s made using Pillsbury® refrigerated crescent dinner rolls.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 50 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

Coffee Cake

1
can (8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent dinner rolls
3/4
cup canned pumpkin (not pumpkin pie mix)
1/3
cup packed brown sugar
1
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8
teaspoon ground ginger
1/8
teaspoon ground nutmeg
1
egg, separated
1/2
cup chopped pecans

Glaze

1/2
cup powdered sugar
2
to 3 teaspoons milk
1
tablespoon chopped pecans
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray cookie sheet with cooking spray. Unroll dough on cookie sheet; firmly press seams and perforations to seal. Press into 13x7-inch rectangle.
  • 2 In medium bowl, mix pumpkin, brown sugar, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and egg yolk; blend well. Stir in 1/2 cup pecans. Spread mixture 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. In small bowl, beat egg white until foamy; brush over dough.
  • 4 Bake 20 to 30 minutes or until deep golden brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheet to serving platter.
  • 5 In small bowl, mix powdered sugar and 2 teaspoons milk. Stir in additional milk, if necessary, for desired drizzling consistency. Drizzle over warm coffee cake. Sprinkle with 1 tablespoon pecans.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
330
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
17g
17%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
),
Sodium
300mg
300%;
Total Carbohydrate
38g
38%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
),
Protein
5g
5%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.