Galations 5:22

But the fruit of the spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness,
faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control.

Galations 5:22

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Thursday, September 9, 2010

Chocolate Almond Croissants

Oh!  It's been a busy week!  I have two cakes due this weekend and cake balls today.  There was also a little event at J's school and I was asked to bring a pastry.  Well, I made apricot strudel and these yummy little Chocolate Almond Croissants.  They are quick to put together but need time for the chocolate to firm up (about 3 hours.)  I put them together around 5:30 yesterday morning and they were perfect by the time J's party started at 9:15.  Again, these are so easy and yummy I just had to share the recipe with you!

Chocolate Almond Croissants

 1  (12.5 oz) can almond filling (this has a color similiar to pecan pie filling...not pale like almond paste)
12 - 20 small croissants (I used the ones from Sam's bakery dept...frozen will also work)
1 cup semi-sweet chocolate morsels, melted*
1 cup sliced almonds

Toast almonds and set aside.  Split croissants.  Stir almond filling and spread about 2 tablespoons of filling on croissant bottom.  Cover with tops.  Place on parchment lined pan.  Bake at 325 degrees for about 7 minutes or until lightly toasted.

Drizzle or spread chocolate on top of croissants.  Sprinkle with almonds.  Leave at room temperature until chocolate sets...about 3 hours.

*To melt chocolate morsels:  Place in microwave-safe bowl;  microwave on HIGH 1-2 minutes or until melted.  Stir only once.  (Start at 1 don't want it to burn)


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Entertaining Women said...

Ooooooh....I'll make these for the Garden Friends. Thanks for the recipe. Cherry Kay

Kim said...

You are truly an evil woman! I'll try these for my Bible study :).

mle said...

Oh boy! Do those look yummy! I've added it to my idea file :P

Chantal said...

Mmmm! they look good! Thanks for the recipe.

Prairie Story said...

Thank you for sharing!! These are so cute... and surprisingly easy. I love it!

Katie's Nesting Spot said...

Those look great, I love chocolate pastries. I get one at Panera but it doesn't have almonds on it and I bet that is really yummy! Thank you for joining us at A Crafty Soiree! I hope to see you next week too!

Le Chateau des fleurs said...

WOW this is very French!!!

malia said...

I want one now! Thanks so much for linking up to A Crafty Soiree.

Christine:) said...

This looks fantastic! Thank you for the recipe and thanks for linking up:)

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