Sugar-Crusted Almond Pastries

Nothing but the best--butter, sugar and crescent dough--make for tasty pastries without all the work!

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 60 min
  • ingredients 4
  • servings 24

Ingredients

2
cans (8 oz each) Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent dinner rolls or 2 cans (8 oz each) Pillsbury™ Crescent Recipe Creations® refrigerated seamless dough sheet
1/2
cup butter (do not use margarine)
2
cups slivered almonds
1 1/3
cups sugar
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F.
  • 2 If using crescent rolls: Unroll both cans of dough into 2 large rectangles. Place in ungreased 15x10x1-inch pan; press over bottom to form crust. Press perforations to seal. If using dough sheets: Unroll both cans of dough. Place in ungreased 15x10x1-inch pan; press over bottom to form crust.
  • 3 In 2-quart saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Add almonds and sugar; cook 5 to 8 minutes, stirring frequently, until nuts just begin to brown. Spoon and spread mixture evenly over dough.
  • 4 Bake 11 to 16 minutes or until crust is deep golden brown. Cool 30 minutes. Cut into squares. Serve warm or cool.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    210
    (
    Calories from Fat
    110),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    12g
    12%
    (Saturated Fat
    4g,
    4%
    Trans Fat
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    10mg
    10%;
    Sodium
    170mg
    170%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    20g
    20%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    13g
    13%
    ),
    Protein
    3g
    3%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    2%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    2%;
    Iron
    4%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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