Crescent Fruit Treats Holiday Tree

Prep Time: 20 min
Total Time: 31 min
Servings: 8

A shape straight from Santa's workshop can transform an easy-to-make dessert into the theme for your next holiday gathering

Ingredients

  • 1 can (8 count) Pillsbury™ refrigerated Original Crescents
  • 1 tub (250 g) spreadable cream cheese with raspberries, pineapple or blueberries
  • 2 tbsp (25 mL) icing sugar
  • 1 cup (250 mL) sliced strawberries
  • 1-2 kiwi fruit, peeled and sliced
  • 1-2 oranges, peeled, cut into pieces
  • 1 banana

Method

  1. Heat oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Remove dough from can in 2 rolled sections; do not unroll. Cut each section into 8 slices. Place slices, cut side down, on ungreased baking sheet to form a tree. To form tree, start by placing 1 slice for top, 2 slices just below, with sides touching. Continue arranging a row of 3 slices, then a row of 4 slices and ending with a row of 5 slices. Use remaining slice for tree trunk.
  3. Bake 11 to 13 minutes or until golden brown. Carefully loosen with lifter; slide onto rack. Cool 10 minutes. Place on serving platter.
  4. Combine cream cheese and icing sugar. Spread mixture over tree. Decorate tree with fruit as desired.

Expert Tips

  • Try with your favourite seasonal fruit.