Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 50 mins
Cook 20 mins

Not really croissants but they kinda look like them when they're done baking. They also resemble Pigs in a Blanket...minus the "pigs" of course since this is dessert :) Prep time includes chilling.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cream butter, cream cheese and sugar until soft.
  2. Sift in flour and mix until combined.
  3. Gather into a ball; divide dough in half.
  4. Flatten each half, wrap in greaseproof paper and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.
  5. Meanwhile, make the filling.
  6. Mix together the chopped walnuts, brown sugar and cinnamon.
  7. Set aside.
  8. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  9. Grease 2 baking sheets.
  10. Working with half of the mixture at a time, roll out thinkly into a circle (about 11in diameter).
  11. Trim the edges with a knife using a dinner plate as a guide.
  12. Brush the sufacewith the egg white glaze and then sprinkle evenly with half the filling.
  13. Cut the circle into quarters and each quarter into 4 sections, giving a total of 16 triangles.
  14. Starting from the base of the triangles, roll up to form spirals.
  15. Place on the sheets and brush with the remaining glaze.
  16. Sprinkle tops with granulated sugar.
  17. Bake until golden, 15-20 minutes.
  18. Cool on a rack.