French Almond Crescent Croissants
|Ground almonds||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Powdered sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Almond extract||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Refrigerated quick crescent dinner rolls||16 Ounce|
|Margarine/Butter||2 Tablespoon, softened|
|Egg white||1 , slightly beaten|
|Sliced almonds||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Margarine/Butter||1 Tablespoon, softened|
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.
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