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  • 17 Ratings

Can't choose between a chocolate croissant and an almond croissant? Don't! Tantalize your taste buds with this easy croissant recipe. Chocolate and almond paste combined together for a delicious filling that will make you wonder why this isn't on the menu at every coffee shop!

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Ingredients

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350ºF. Lightly grease a baking sheet; set aside. For filling, in a medium bowl combine almond paste and 1 tablespoon of the cream. Beat with an electric mixer on medium speed until nearly smooth. Add the remaining cream, 1 tablespoon at a time, beating until nearly smooth. Stir in chocolate.

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  • Unroll dough and separate at perforations into eight triangles. Spoon filling onto wide ends of dough triangles; spread slightly. Starting at the wide end of each triangle, roll up dough around filling toward the point. Place, point sides down, on the prepared baking sheet; curve the ends.

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  • In a small bowl combine egg and the water. Brush dough lightly with egg mixture; sprinkle with almonds.

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  • Bake for 15 to 17 minutes or until golden brown. Transfer croissants to a wire rack; cool slightly. Sprinkle lightly with powdered sugar. Serve warm.

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Make-Ahead Directions:

Prepare and bake as directed; cool completely. Place croissants in a single layer in an airtight container; cover. Store at room temperature for up to 3 days. To serve, preheat oven to 350°F. Arrange croissants on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake for 5 to 6 minutes or until warm.

Nutrition Facts

296 calories, 19 g fat (6 g saturated fat, 37 mg cholesterol, 261 mg sodium, 28 g carbohydrates, 2 g fiber, 6 g protein.

Reviews

17 Ratings
  • 5 Rating Star 7
  • 3 Rating Star 4
  • 4 Rating Star 3
  • 1 Rating Star 2
  • 2 Rating Star 1