Breakfast Christmas Tree

(8 servings)

  • 2 packages refrigerated crescent rolls
  • 2 Tablespoons butter - melted
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 2 ounces cream cheese
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons orange juice
  • 2 Tablespoons red and green sugar (optional)
Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Slice 2 packages of crescent rolls (do not unroll) into 11 equal pieces and flatten. On ungreased cookie sheet, arrange 10 pieces into a triangle to form tree. Use last piece to make trunk. Brush the dough with melted butter, and sprinkle grated orange peel on top.

Bake 20 minutes. Meanwhile, cream the cream cheese with powdered sugar and orange juice. Drizzle on baked rolls and sprinkle with red and green sugar.

Rockin' around the breakfast Christmas tree! My kids ask for this every Christmas. It's easy and super cute. Great for parties or holiday brunch!

Mr Breakfast would like to thank football for this recipe.

Recipe number 732. Submitted 12/2/2002.