Chocolate Rich Crescent Croissants

Total Time
28mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 13 mins

This was my son's favorite Sunday brunch dessert when he was growing up. It's from an old Pillsbury Bake-off Booklet, probably from the early eighties. I use a bar of Baker's sweet chocolate found in the baking aisle.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 8 ounces refrigerated crescent dinner rolls
  • 1 -4 tablespoon butter or 1 -4 tablespoon margarine, softened
  • 4 ounces bar sweet baking chocolate
  • 1 egg, slightly beaten
  • 2 tablespoons sliced almonds or 2 tablespoons slivered almonds
  • powdered sugar

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Separate dough into 8 triangles; press each slightly to enlarge.
  3. Spread butter on each triangle.
  4. Break or cut chocolate bar into small pieces (chocolate may break into irregular shapes).
  5. Place an equal amount of chocolate pieces on shortest side of each triangle, Roll up; start at shortest side of each triangle and roll to opposite point.
  6. Place rollls point-side-down on ungreased cookie sheet; curve into crescent shape.
  7. Brush rolls with beaten egg; sprinkle with almonds.
  8. Bake at 375 degrees for 11-13 minutes or until golden brown; cool. Sprinkle with powdered sugar.

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