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Almond Crescent Buns

Almond Crescent Buns

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Breakfast or brunch bun with the added crunch of toasted almonds.

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 272 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 15.3 g
  • 24%
  • Carbs:
  • 29.7g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 3.5 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 5 mg
  • 2%
  • Sodium:
  • 362 mg
  • 14%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (195 degrees C).
  2. Combine softened butter or margarine, brown sugar, flour, 1 tablespoon milk, and 1/8 teaspoon almond extract. Mix well. Spoon mixture into 12 ungreased muffin cups.
  3. Separate dough into 4 long rectangles. Firmly press perforations to seal. Combine melted butter and 1/8 teaspoon almond extract; brush on dough. Sprinkle with nuts, and roll dough up jellyroll fashion. Cut each roll of dough into 3 slices. Place in muffin cups.
  4. Place muffin pan on a baking sheet. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes, or until golden brown. When done, invert rolls immediately onto cooling rack.
  5. Combine confectioners' sugar, 1 tablespoon milk, and 1/8 teaspoon almond extract. Drizzle over hot rolls.
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Reviews

KAREN IN CA
24
1/25/2004

These were wonderful tasting rolls. They need to be baked in a deep muffin pan as they spill over. Make sure to place a cookie sheet under pan while baking. I used sliced toasted almonds instead of chopped - they were very good.

marionfive
17
1/25/2004

I love this recipe! The buns are flaky and taste like they are made from scratch. Every recipe I've tried from Eleanor Johnson has been first rate! Thanks Eleanor!

Texasglori
16
1/25/2004

I took these rolls to a ladies' brunch with 12 women in attendance. I didn't take any leftovers home with me! Even the aerobics instructor indulged after she heard the comments everyone was making. This recipe is definitely a keeper! Yum!