Every year we make this for part of our big Christmas breakfast. We also sing Happy Birthday to Jesus.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
20 mins
total:
30 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
12 servings
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Ingredients

12
Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

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  • Slice each roll of crescent roll dough into 6 equal pieces for a total of 12 pieces and flatten each piece. Arrange 10 pieces into a triangle forming the 'tree' on a baking sheet. Arrange the remaining 2 dough pieces as the 'trunk.'

  • Whisk white sugar, butter, and orange zest together in a bowl until smooth; brush onto 'tree.'

  • Bake in the preheated oven until lightly browned, about 20 minutes.

  • Beat confectioners' sugar, cream cheese, and orange juice together in a bowl using an electric mixer until smooth and creamy; brush into baked 'tree.' Sprinkle 'tree' with red and green decorating sugar.

Nutrition Facts

237 calories; protein 3.1g; carbohydrates 29.3g; fat 11.6g; cholesterol 10.3mg; sodium 321.1mg. Full Nutrition
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