Tuesday, November 12 2013, 11:57 AM MST
Apple Cranberry Braid
Apple Cranberry Braid12 Rhodes Dinner Rolls or 8 Rhodes Texas™ Rolls, thawed2 tablespoons butter, softened1 can apple pie filling (21oz.)1/2 cup chopped nuts1/2 cup whole cranberry sauceadditional nuts, for garnishIcing:1/2 cup powdered sugar1 tablespoon milkSpray counter lightly with non-stick cooking spray. Combine rolls and roll into a 12x14-inch rectangle. With a clean ruler, gently mark a 4 inch strip lengthwise down the center. Spread butter on entire surface. Place apple pie filling down center of dough. Spoon cranberry sauce on top of filling. Top with 1/2 cup chopped walnuts. Make cuts from filling to dough edges at about 2-inch intervals. Fold bottom and top edges towards filling. Alternating sides, fold strips at an angle across filling. Finish by stretching last strip and tucking under bottom end. Using both hands, lift onto a sprayed baking sheet. Cover with sprayed plastic wrap and let rise for 20-30 minutes. Remove wrap and bake at 350°F for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown. Place on rack to cool. Drizzle with icing and sprinkle with additional chopped nuts.