Apricot Raisin Nut Swirls

READY IN: 2hrs 45mins
Recipe by PaulaG

These are not the ordinary cinnamon roll. These sweet rolls have a delicious blending of flavors and are filled with apricots, raisins and cashews. A wonderful weekend breakfast treat. Recipe was developed for RSC-Winter 2005.

Top Review by Dreamgoddess

These were fantastic! I made them last night and warmed them for breakfast this morning. Simply delicious. I loved the addition of the apricot nectar in the glaze. Thanks for sharing this recipe!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix powdered milk with warm water and stir in sugar until disolved
  2. Sprinkle the yeast over sugar water and allow to sit until bubbly, about 5 minutes
  3. In a large bowl, beat the eggs until lemon colored
  4. Add salt, 2 tablespoons melted butter, and 2 cups of flour
  5. Stir in yeast mixture and enough flour to make a moderately soft dough
  6. Turn onto lightly floured surface and knead for 3 to 5 minutes or until smooth and elastic
  7. Shape the dough into a ball and place in a lightly greased bowl, turning once to grease suraface of the dough
  8. Cover and let rise in a warm place until double in size, about 1 hour
  9. In a small microwave safe dish, mix the apricots, raisins, and lemon juice; microwave for 30 seconds, cover and allow to cool
  10. Punch down dough, turn onto a lightly floured surface, cover and let rest about 10 minutes
  11. Mix the 1 1/2 tablespoons sugar with nutmeg
  12. Roll the dough into a 12x8 inch rectangle
  13. Spread dough with remaining 1/4 cup melted butter, sprinkle with nutmeg mixture, spread with apricots and raisins, sprinkle with chopped cashews
  14. Roll-up jelly roll fashion and slice with bread knife into 7 equal slices
  15. Spray a non-stick round 9-inch cake pan with cooking spray
  16. Place dough slices in prepared pan, cover and allow to rise about 30 minutes
  17. Preheat oven to 375 degrees, place rolls in oven and bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until golden brown
  18. Mix the ingredients for glaze and drizzle oven warm rolls, serve immediately
  19. Please note the cooking time reflects time to allow the rolls to rise and bake

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