General Conference Rolls

Conference Day RollsSunday mornings for General Conference, my mother would prepare our special rolls, a recipe she got from Pillsbury. We only got to eat them twice a year. April General Conference Sunday. October General Conference Sunday. No amount of begging would induce my mother to make those rolls during any other time of year. The conference roll tradition has moved down a generation. My siblings and I each make the rolls for our children.

General Conference Rolls
My nephew with his roll

Conference Rolls:

  • 3 oz cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 T honey
  • 8 oz can of crescent rolls

Glaze:

  • 1/2 c powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp. margarine or butter
  • 1 T lemon juice

In a small bowl, combine first four ingredients until smooth. Soften cream cheese first! Separate rolls into two large rectangles and firmly press perforations to seal.

(Now, you can find crescent rolls in a large rectangle form so that you don’t have to press together the perforations.)

Spread with cream cheese mixture. Start at the longer side, roll up; press edges to seal.

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Cut into slices, about one inch apart. Bake on a greased cookie sheet for 15 to 20 minutes at 350 degrees or until golden brown.

In small bowl, combine glaze ingredients; spread over warm rolls. (Or drizzle.)

Refrigerate any leftovers.

By Tracy Atkinson

Tracy Atkinson, mother of six, lives in the Midwest with her husband. She is a teacher, having taught elementary school to higher education, holding degrees in elementary education and a master’s in higher education. Her passion is researching, studying and investigating the attributes related to self-directed learners. She has published several titles, including Calais: The Annals of the Hidden, Lemosa: The Annals of the Hidden, Book Two, Rachel’s 8 and Securing Your Tent. She is currently working on a non-fiction text exploring the attributes of self-directed learners: The Five Characteristics of Self-directed Learners.

Tracy Harrington-Atkinson

Tracy Harrington-Atkinson, mother of six, lives in the mid-west with her husband. She loved storytelling and sharing her stories with her children. As they grew, she started writing her stories down for them. She is a teacher, having taught from elementary school to higher education, holding degrees in elementary education, masters in higher education and continued on to a PhD in curriculum design. Her husband, Kerry and Tracy breed miniature dachshunds and love to spend time with their growing family. She has published several books including Calais: The Annals of the Hidden, Rachel's 8 and Securing Your Tent.

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