Cream Cheese "Croissants"

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READY IN: 1hr 10mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

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