Chocolate Cream Cheese Crescents

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

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
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