Salted Chocolate Nut Braid

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 55 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 6

Ingredients

1/4
cup hazelnuts, finely chopped, toasted
1/4
cup almonds, finely chopped, toasted
1/4
cup pecans, finely chopped, toasted
1/4
cup walnuts, finely chopped, toasted
1/2
cup Jif® Chocolate Flavored Hazelnut Spread
2
eggs, beaten
1
can Pillsbury™ Crescent Recipe Creations® refrigerated seamless dough sheet
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In small bowl, mix nuts. Reserve 2 tablespoons in another small bowl; add 1/8 teaspoon salt. Set aside.
  • 2 In 1 1/2-quart saucepan, mix chocolate hazelnut spread, remaining nuts, eggs and 1/8 teaspoon salt until well blended. Cook over medium heat 3 to 4 minutes, stirring constantly, or until mixture thickens. Cool 10 minutes.
  • 3 Unroll dough on large ungreased cookie sheet. Press into 14x8-inch rectangle. Spread chocolate mixture in 4-inch-wide strip lengthwise down center of dough to within 1/2 inch of ends. Using kitchen scissors or sharp knife, make cuts 1 inch apart on each long side of rectangle to within 1/2 inch of filling. Fold strips of dough diagonally over filling, alternating from side to side. Sprinkle with 2 tablespoons reserved nuts.
  • 4 Bake 13 to 18 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 5 minutes. Serve warm or cool.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    430
    (
    Calories from Fat
    260),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    29g
    29%
    (Saturated Fat
    6g,
    6%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    65mg
    65%;
    Sodium
    350mg
    350%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    34g
    34%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Protein
    8g
    8%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    8%;
    Iron
    15%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 4 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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