Strawberry jam rolls with orange glaze

Heather Disarro

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Not that we don't all love a great cinnamon roll, but make an end-of-summer change to them by smearing strawberry jam in the middle and then topping them with a sunny orange glaze!

Strawberry jam rolls with orange glaze

Strawberry jam rolls with orange glaze

Makes 8 rolls

Ingredients:

  • 1 (8 ounce) can store-bought crescent dough
  • 1/3 cup strawberry jam
  • 1/4 cup orange marmalade
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • Juice and zest from 1 orange

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Carefully break apart the crescent dough can and spread out the dough on a lightly floured surface.
  3. Pinch together all of the seams, and then roll the dough into an 8 x 10-inch rectangle.
  4. Spread the strawberry jam in an even layer on the dough, leaving a 1-inch buffer at the top.
  5. Roll the dough over the strawberry jam toward the top, pinching and sealing at the end.
  6. Cut into 8 even pieces and lay them cut-side-down in an 8-inch cake pan lined with parchment paper.
  7. Bake at 375 degrees F for 15 to 20 minutes until the dough is golden brown and done.
  8. Allow to cool slightly while you make the glaze.
  9. For the glaze, bring the orange marmalade, sugar, orange zest and orange juice to a simmer in a small pan, just until the sugar is dissolved.
  10. Pour over the strawberry jam rolls and serve.

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Heather Disarro
Heather is the writer behind the food blog, Heather’s Dish, and the coordinator of the beauty blog, Faces of Beauty. She and her husband live at the base of the Rocky Mountains in the Denver metro area and are constantly active, especially with their two crazy lab mixes Bunker and Keira. They had their first baby, Weston, in March 2012 and have been boundlessly blessed by him every day of his life. You can find more at Heather’s personal blogs, Heather’s Dish and Faces of Beauty or send her a tweet at @heathersdish.