Bake-Off® Contest 37, 1996
Oxnard, California

Chocolate Cream Cheese Crescents

Wake up those taste buds with crescent rolls kissed with chocolate and coffee!

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 35 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

Rolls

1/4
cup powdered sugar
4
oz (half of 8-oz package) cream cheese, softened
1 1/2
teaspoons coffee-flavored liqueur or cooled strong coffee
1/2
teaspoon vanilla
1/4
cup finely chopped macadamia nuts
1
can (8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent dinner rolls

Glaze

1/4
cup semisweet chocolate chips
1/2
teaspoon shortening or vegetable oil

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  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease cookie sheet. In small bowl, combine powdered sugar, cream cheese, liqueur and vanilla; blend well. Stir in macadamia nuts.
  • 2 Separate dough into 8 triangles. Spoon 1 heaping tablespoon cream cheese mixture onto shortest side of each triangle. Loosely roll up, starting at shortest side and rolling to opposite point. Place, point side down, on greased cookie sheet; curve into crescent shape.
  • 3 Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 5 minutes.
  • 4 Meanwhile, in small saucepan over low heat, melt glaze ingredients; stir until smooth. Drizzle over warm rolls. Serve warm or cool. Store in refrigerator.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease cookie sheet. In small bowl, combine powdered sugar, cream cheese, liqueur and vanilla; blend well. Stir in macadamia nuts.
  • 2 Separate dough into 8 triangles. Spoon 1 heaping tablespoon cream cheese mixture onto shortest side of each triangle. Loosely roll up, starting at shortest side and rolling to opposite point. Place, point side down, on greased cookie sheet; curve into crescent shape.
  • 3 Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 5 minutes.
  • 4 Meanwhile, in small saucepan over low heat, melt glaze ingredients; stir until smooth. Drizzle over warm rolls. Serve warm or cool. Store in refrigerator.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Roll
Calories
230
(
Calories from Fat
140),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15g
15%
(Saturated Fat
7g,
7%
Trans Fat
1 1/2g
1 1/2%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
260mg
260%;
Total Carbohydrate
19g
19%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
9g
9%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.