Ummmm YUM! Delicious!!
1 tube (8 oz) crescent rolls refrigerated
2 TBSP plus 1/4 cup sugar, divided
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 cup finely chopped apples (also try almonds!)
1 TBSP butter, melted
1/4 tsp almond extract
1/2 cup confectioners sugar, powdered sugar
1/4 tsp. almond extract
about 3 tsp. milk
1/4 tsp cinnamon
Sprinkle flour onto a baking sheet. Unroll crescent dough onto pan and seal the perforations.
Combine 2 TBSP of sugar and cinnamon. sprinkle over the dough. Combine the apples (or almonds), butter, extract and remaining sugar; spread this mix length wise down the dough. On each long side, cut 1 inch wide strips into the center of the dough. Starting at one end, fold alternating strips at an angle across the filling. Pinch ends to seal up. Bake at 375 for 10 minutes or until golden brown.
For the icing, combine all ingredients and drizzle over braid. Sprinkle the top with cinnamon if desired. Serve warm.