Danish Almond Crescent Ring

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  • 20 min prep time
  • 45 min total time
  • 7 ingredients
  • 8 servings


cup sugar
tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
3 1/2
oz almond paste, broken into pieces
can (8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent dinner rolls
egg, beaten
teaspoons sugar
to 4 tablespoons sliced almonds


  1. 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Lightly grease cookie sheet. In small bowl, mix sugar, butter and almond paste with fork until well mixed. Set aside.
  2. 2 Unroll dough into 2 long rectangles. Overlap long sides 1/2 inch to form 1 large rectangle; firmly press perforations and edges to seal. Press or roll to form 16x9-inch rectangle. Cut rectangle lengthwise into 3 equal strips.
  3. 3 Spoon 3 tablespoons almond paste mixture evenly down center of each strip. Gently press filling to form 1-inch-wide strip. Fold sides of dough over filling; firmly pinch edges to seal.
  4. 4 On cookie sheet, loosely braid the 3 filled strips. Shape braid into ring; pinch ends of strips together to seal. Brush with beaten egg. Sprinkle with 2 teaspoons sugar and the almonds.
  5. 5 Bake 15 to 22 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 5 minutes. Remove from cookie sheet. Serve warm.




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