Chocolate Almond Croissant

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


  • 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


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