Chocolate Cream Cheese Crescents

Prep Time: 20 min
Total Time: 35 min
Servings: 8

Wake up those taste buds with crescent rolls kissed with chocolate and coffee!

Ingredients

Rolls

  • 1/2 pkg (250 g) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup (50 mL) icing sugar
  • 11/2 tsp (7 mL) coffee flavoured liqueur or cooled strong coffee
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) vanilla
  • 1/4 cup (50 mL) finely chopped macadamia nuts (or any chopped nuts)
  • 1 can (8 count) Pillsbury™ refrigerated Original Crescents

Glaze

  • 1/4 cup (50 mL) semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) oil or shortening

Method

  1. Heat oven to 350°F (180°C).
  2. Combine cream cheese, icing sugar, liqueur and vanilla until well blended. Stir in macadamia nuts.
  3. 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 baking sheet; curve into crescent shape.
  4. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown. Cool for 5 minutes.
  5. In small saucepan, over low heat, melt semi-sweet chocolate chips with oil until smooth. Drizzle over warm rolls. Serve warm or cool. Refrigerate leftovers.