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French Almond Crescent Croissants

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  Ground almonds 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Powdered sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg white 1
  Almond extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Refrigerated quick crescent dinner rolls 16 Ounce
  Margarine/Butter 2 Tablespoon, softened
  Egg white 1 , slightly beaten
  Water 1 Teaspoon
  Sliced almonds 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
For glaze:
  Margarine/Butter 1 Tablespoon, softened
  Milk 3 Teaspoon

Heat oven to 375°F.
Grease 2 cookie sheets.
In small bowl, combine ground almonds, 1/2 cup powdered sugar, 1 egg white and 1/2 teaspoon almond extract Separate dough into 16 triangles.
Spread scant 1/2 teaspoon of the margarine over each triangle to within 1/2 inch of edges.
Spread about 2 teaspoonfuls of almond mixture over margarine.
Roll up, starting at shortest side of triangle, rolling to opposite point Place rolls point side down on prepared cookie sheets; curve into crescent shape.
Combine remaining egg white and water; brush over rolls.
Top with sliced almonds.
Bake at 375°F. for 10 to 15 minutes or until golden brown.
In small bowl, blend all glaze ingredients until smooth; drizzle over warm rolls.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2278 Calories from Fat 1316

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 147 g226.8%

Saturated Fat 36.9 g184.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 675.8 mg225.3%

Sodium 2444.6 mg101.9%

Total Carbohydrates 171 g57%

Dietary Fiber 9.1 g36.4%

Sugars 99.5 g

Protein 71 g141.9%

Vitamin A 60.9% Vitamin C 0.08%

Calcium 44.6% Iron 18.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

French Almond Crescent Croissants Recipe