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Sugar-Crusted Almond Pastries

Sugar-Crusted Almond Pastries
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 60 min
  • Ingredients 4
  • Servings 24
Nothing but the best--butter, sugar and crescent dough--make for tasty pastries without all the work!
Updated October 23, 2018
Bake-Off® Contest 37, 1996
Bake-Off® Contest 37, 1996
Karla Kunoff
Bloomington, Indiana

Ingredients

  • 2 cans (8 oz) refrigerated Pillsbury™ Original Crescent Rolls (8 Count) or 2 cans (8 oz) refrigerated Pillsbury™ Original Crescent Dough Sheet
  • 1/2 cup butter (do not use margarine)
  • 2 cups slivered almonds
  • 1 1/3 cups sugar

Steps

  • 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 Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
210
Calories from Fat
110
Total Fat
12g
19%
Saturated Fat
4g
21%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
170mg
7%
Potassium
65mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
20g
7%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
13g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
4%
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 Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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