When it comes to baking I feel like I have a good handle on things. You know, things that taste good and things that taste great – but the things that make you have a moment? Where you close your eyes and the world stops spinning for that moment in time?
You ready? Let’s do this thang!
- 1 can Pillsbury crescent rolls (total of 8 rolls), can be regular or reduced fat
- 1 cup pecans, finely chopped
- 1/3 cup brown sugar
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- 1/2 tsp sea salt
- 1 stick of butter, cut into 8 tablespoons
Preheat your oven to 375. Spray a muffin pan with nonstick spray and set aside (as a side note, it’s best to use a standard muffin pan if you can). Taking the dough from each crescent, gently press it into and around the sides of each muffin cup, making sure to seal the edges together. In a small bowl mix together the pecans, brown sugar, sea salt and cinnamon. Spoon the filling evenly into the crescent-lined muffin cups, gently tamping down with the back of a spoon. Place one tablespoon of butter on top of each cup. Bake at 375 for 15 minutes until the dough is puffed and golden and all of the butter is melted. Serve warm with a drizzle of honey or some vanilla ice cream.
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