Chocolate Almond Crescents

Makes 16 rolls

Time: 20 minutes to assemble
11-13 minutes to bake
 

This is a quick and easy recipe using efrigerated crescent rolls!

1 egg
1-7 oz box Odense Almond Paste
2-8 oz packages of refrigerated crescent rolls
1-4 oz semi-sweet, good quality chocolate bar (like Ghirardelli's)
Sugar for sprinkling

  1. Preheat oven to 375F. Line baking sheet with parchment paper. Beat egg with one tablespoon water and set aside.
  2. Cut chocolate into 1/4 inch by 1 inch slices. If they break, just piece together as you use them. Using a cheese slicer or sharp knife, cut thin slices of Almond Paste. Set aside.
  3. Separate each roll into 8 triangles. Lay slices of Almond Paste on top of dough. At widest end of triangle, lay a strip of chocolate on top of Almond Paste. Roll to point.
  4. Place point side down on baking sheet. Curve into a crescent shape. Brush crescents with egg wash and sprinkle with sugar.
  5. Bake for 11-13 minutes or until golden brown. Serve.