Diva Treat for the Day- Roll Ups


  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 3 cups Dried Cranberries
  • Zest of 2 Orange
  • 1/2 cup Orange Juice
  • ¼ Cup Water
  • 2 8 oz Blocks of Cream Cheese
  • 2-Crescent Roll Sheets
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  •  tablespoon vegetable oil

Base of Filling

  • 3 tablespoons softened butter
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons white sugar

Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C). Generously grease a baking sheet.

  1. Bring 1 cup of sugar with the orange juice and water to a boil in a saucepan and let boil for 1 minute, stirring constantly. Remove the orange juice mixture from the heat and set aside to cool.
  2. Roll the dough out on a floured surface into a square about 10 inches on each side;
  3. Mix 2 tablespoons of brown sugar, the nutmeg, and cinnamon together in a bowl with cream cheese and orange juice mixture/syrup.
  4. Spread butter over the dough. Sprinkle 3 cups of dried cranberries over the butter; sprinkle with 1/4 cup of brown sugar and 2 tablespoons of white sugar. Spread the Cream Cheese/Cranberry syrup mixture thinly over the 2 Crescent sheets. Roll the dough up jellyroll style, gently press the seam down, and cut the roll into 9 slices, sprinkle with the last 2 tablespoons of sugar.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven until the rolls are golden brown and the filling is bubbling, 25 to 30 minutes.


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