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White Chocolate Glazed Cherry Almond Sweet Rolls

Cherry Almond Sweet Rolls

Course Breakfast, brunch, Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword cherry-almond-sweet-rolls
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Stand time 5 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 12 sweet rolls
Author Melissa Sperka


  • 1 7 oz tube almond paste
  • ½ cup unsalted butter softened
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 Tbsp all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 13.4 oz tube refrigerated classic pizza dough [i.e. Pillsbury]
  • 1 10 oz jar cherry spreadable fruit [i.e. Polaner]
  • ¼ cup white chocolate chips
  • Glaze icing:
  • ½ cup white chocolate chips
  • 3 Tbsp cream or half & half
  • 3 Tbsp whipped cream cheese
  • Toasted sliced almonds for garnishing


  • Preheat the oven to 425°F. Spritz an 8 x 12 inch baking dish with cooking spray, set aside. Grate the almond paste into the bowl of a food processor.
  • Add the softened butter, sugar, flour, vanilla and salt. Process until it it forms a paste.
  • On a silpat or parchment, press the refrigerated pizza dough into roughly a 10 x 15 inch rectangle. [2 cans of Pillsbury crescent rolls may be used instead. Roll out and press the perforations together to form the 11 x 15 inch rectangle]
  • Spread the almond paste over the dough from edge to edge. Spread cherry spreadable fruit over the almond paste. Sprinkle with ¼ cup white chocolate chips.
  • Begin to roll jelly roll style starting with the widest edge, ending seam side down.
  • Place into the freezer for 10 minutes to firm, making it easier to cut.
  • Use a sharp knife and carefully cut into 12 equal portions. Place side by side in the baking dish.
  • Bake for 23-25 minutes or until golden.
  • To prepare the glaze: Melt the white chocolate chips together with the heavy cream in the microwave. heat in 20 second increments, stopping to stir each time. Repeat until smooth.
  • Add cream cheese, stirring until combined.
  • Drizzle the sweet rolls with the glaze, then rest for 5-10 minutes before serving.