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How to Make Crescent Roll Sopapilla

Wrapping up our little Mexican food series I thought I would end our nacho dinner with you a quick recipe for sopapilla made from refrigerated crescent roll dough. 

Cresent Roll Sopapillas

Sopapillas are a popular Mexican sweet deep fried pastry usually topped with honey. Typically made from a quickbread like dough these tasty treats are good before or after a meal. 

Learn how to make crescent roll Sopapilla making the prefect desert for your Mexican dinner night.
Sopapilla really make the meal authentic

Making traditional sopapillas can be a little time consuming because the dough needs time to rise.

However, I’ve found a quick and easy recipe that calls for the use of everyone’s holiday favorite, crescent rolls. 

Crescent Roll Sopapilla
Learn how to make crescent roll Sopapilla making the prefect desert for your Mexican dinner night.
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Ingredients
  1. 1 can of refrigerated Crescent Roll dough
  2. 4 cups of oil (approximately)
  3. 1/4 cup of sugar or Splendid
  4. 1 teaspoon of Cinnamon
  5. Honey
Instructions
  1. Use the recommended amount of oil to warm up a deep fryer or a skillet.
  2. Combine sugar and cinnamon in shallow bowl.
  3. Open the can of Crescent Roll dough and divide out the triangles.
  4. Place one crescent triangle in your deep fryer (or skillet) at a time.
  5. Cook for about 1 minute then flip the triangle.
  6. Cook another 1 minute until golden.
  7. Pat off excess oil.
  8. Toss Sopapilla in sugar cinnamon mixture.
  9. Serve with a topping of honey.
Adapted from Oh Bite It
Adapted from Oh Bite It
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Quick and Easy

This recipe is really so quick and easy. It takes no time to whip up and makes for a great weeknight dessert. 

Learn how to make crescent roll Sopapilla making the prefect desert for your Mexican dinner night.
A little honey topping and you’re good to go

What’s great about this recipe is the use of Crescent roll dough, I always have a can in my fridge, meaning I could make these tasty treats whenever I get the urge. 

You can go the traditional route and top your sopapillas with honey, or you could always go for a scope of vanilla ice cream. 

If you haven’t already be sure to check out my recipe for Fajita Nachos and queso and gauc. 

Learn how to make crescent roll Sopapilla making the prefect desert for your Mexican dinner night.

 

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