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Chocolate Almond Croissant

Course Bread
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 8
Author Leigh Anne Wilkes

Ingredients

  • 4 oz. of almond paste cut into small pieces
  • 1/4 cup whipping cream
  • 4 oz. dark or semi sweet chocolate chopped
  • 1 8 oz. package of refrigerated crescent rolls 8 in package
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 1 Tbsp water
  • 1/4 C sliced almonds
  • powdered sugar for sprinkling

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Cover a baking sheet with parchment or lightly grease a baking sheet.
  3. In a mixing bowl combine almond paste and cream, beat until almost smooth.
  4. Add in chocolate.
  5. Unroll crescent rolls into 8 seperate pieces. Spoon filling onto wide end of dough, spread slightly.
  6. Starting at the wide end, roll up the dough toward theh point. Place, point side down, onto baking sheet. Curve the ends.
  7. Beat egg in a small bowl and brush lightly over dough. Sprinkle with almonds
  8. Bake in preheated oven for 15 minutes or until golden brown.
  9. Remove and cool.
  10. Sprinkle with powdered sugar.