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Chocolate Cream Cheese Crescents

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  • 20 min prep time
  • 35 min total time
  • 8 ingredients
  • 8 servings
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Wake up those taste buds with crescent rolls kissed with chocolate and coffee!

Bake-Off® Contest 37, 1996
Jeanne Walker
Oxnard, California

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

Steps

  • 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.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Roll
Calories
230
Calories from Fat
140
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15g
24%
Saturated Fat
7g
33%
Trans Fat
1 1/2g
Cholesterol
15mg
5%
Sodium
260mg
11%
Total Carbohydrate
19g
6%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
9g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
6%
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 Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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