Pecan Crescent Twists

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  • 2 (8-ounce) cans refrigerated crescent rolls
  • 3 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted and divided
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons maple syrup or milk


  1. Unroll crescent rolls, and separate each can into 2 rectangles, pressing perforations to seal. Brush evenly with 2 tablespoons melted butter.
  2. Stir together chopped pecans and next 3 ingredients; sprinkle 3 tablespoons pecan mixture onto each rectangle, pressing in gently.
  3. Roll up, starting at one long side, and twist. Cut 6 shallow 1/2-inch-long diagonal slits in each roll.
  4. Shape rolls into rings, pressing ends together; place on a lightly greased baking sheet. Brush rings evenly with remaining 1 tablespoon butter.
  5. Bake at 375° for 12 minutes or until rings are golden.
  6. Stir together powdered sugar and maple syrup until glaze is smooth; drizzle over warm rings. Cut rings in half, and serve.
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