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    Almond Pastry

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    40 mins

    15 mins

    25 mins

    Linorama's Note:

    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:

    Yield:

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    • 2 packages refrigerated crescent dinner rolls
    • 8 ounces cream cheese
    • 1 egg, separated
    • 2/3 cup sugar, plus more for sprinkling
    • 2 teaspoons almond extract (don't use imitation)
    • 1 (2 ounce) package sliced almonds

    Directions:

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

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on March 21, 2003

      55

      Definitely added to my list. Tried it out at Camp and boy was this recipe ever requested. Easy, tasty and impressive in appearance. Good job!

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    • on December 17, 2002

      55

      These are absolutely wonderful! So easy to make (and who would have ever guessed they start out with crescent rolls). This is a great recipe when you need to come up with a desert on short notice. Thank you so much for sharing these, Linorama. :-)

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    • on April 21, 2013

      So easy and an instant hit at our house. I thought about making an almond icing to go on top but changed my mind because I was feeling lazy. It was great without but also would have been good with.

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    Nutritional Facts for Almond Pastry

    Serving Size: 1 (476 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 71.5
     
    Calories from Fat 41
    57%
    Total Fat 4.6 g
    7%
    Saturated Fat 1.9 g
    9%
    Cholesterol 18.1 mg
    6%
    Sodium 33.4 mg
    1%
    Total Carbohydrate 6.5 g
    2%
    Dietary Fiber 0.2 g
    1%
    Sugars 6.0 g
    24%
    Protein 1.3 g
    2%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    refrigerated crescent dinner rolls

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