Almond Pastry

Total Time
40mins
Prep
15 mins
Cook
25 mins

Decadent! Starting with refrigerater crescent rolls makes this incredibly easy, but no one would ever guess. Whenever I take it somewhere I have started taking the recipe along, because people always ask for it. In fact, that's how I got it too!

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Ingredients

Nutrition
  • 2 packages refrigerated crescent dinner rolls
  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 1 egg, separated
  • 23 cup sugar, plus more for sprinkling
  • 2 teaspoons almond extract (don't use imitation)
  • 1 (2 ounce) package sliced almonds

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Unroll 1 package of crescent rolls across the bottom of a 9x13 pan.
  3. (4 rectangles fit across the short way.) Press or stretch lightly to fit, and pinch perforations together to seal.
  4. Mix cream cheese, egg yolk, almond extract and sugar.
  5. Spread over 1st layer.
  6. Unroll 2nd package of crescent rolls and stretch to fit over the top.
  7. Slightly beat egg white and brush on top layer of crescent rolls.
  8. Sprinkle with additional sugar, then sliced almonds.
  9. Bake 20-25 minutes, till golden brown.
  10. Cool completely before cutting.