Cinnamon Knots with Cream Cheese Dip Cinnamon Knots with Cream Cheese Dip

Cinnamon Knots with Cream Cheese Dip Image by: Jodi Pudge Author: Amanda Barnier and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

These bite-size treats are a fun way to enjoy the flavour of ooey-gooey cinnamon buns. They're perfect for sharing with a crowd, as guests can customize how much icing they get with every bite.

  • Prep time 10 minutes
  • Total time 25 minutes

Ingredients

Cinnamon Knots:
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 sheet (half 450 g pkg) frozen butter puff pastry , thawed
  • 3 tablespoons butter , melted
Cream Cheese Dip:
  • 30 g cream cheese (about one-eighth pkg), softened
  • 2 teaspoons butter , softened
  • 1/3 cup icing sugar
  • 2 teaspoons milk

Method

Cinnamon Knots: In small bowl, mix sugar with cinnamon. On work surface, gently unroll pastry; brush pastry with butter. Sprinkle with sugar mixture. Cut lengthwise into ten 1-inch wide strips; halve crosswise to make 20 rectangles. Working with 1 rectangle at a time, bring short ends together; tie in loose knot.

Arrange, 1 inch apart, on parchment paper–lined rimless baking sheet. Bake in 400°F oven until light golden, about 15 minutes.

Cream Cheese Dip: While pastry is baking, in bowl, beat cream cheese with butter until fluffy; beat in icing sugar. Gradually beat in milk until smooth. Serve with Cinnamon Knots.

Makes 20 pieces.

Nutritional facts Per piece: about

  • Sodium 56 mg
  • Sugars 3 g
  • Protein 1 g
  • Calories 82
  • Total fat 6 g
  • Potassium 4 mg
  • Cholesterol 12 mg
  • Saturated fat 3 g
  • Total carbohydrate 7 g

%RDI

  • Iron 2
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 0.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 0.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 4
  • Vitamin C 0.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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