Croissant Biscuits

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    45 minutes

    These delicious little walnut biscuits are in the shape of tiny croissants. They are delicious and lots of fun to serve with tea or coffee.


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    Ingredients
    Serves: 18 

    • 3 1/2 cups (440g) plain flour
    • 3 eggs
    • 250g cream cheese
    • 250g butter
    • 2 1/3 cups walnuts
    • 375g evaporated milk
    • 1 cup (220g) white sugar
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
    • 1/3 cup (60g) icing sugar for decoration

    Directions
    Preparation:25min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:45min 

    1. Mix together flour, eggs, cream cheese and butter. Mix until well blended and refrigerate until firm.
    2. To make Filling: Grind walnuts very fine or put finely chopped nuts between pieces of wax paper and roll with rolling pin to mash them. Put mashed nuts in a saucepan with evaporated milk, sugar and vanilla. Boil until mixture becomes thick. Simmer on low heat.
    3. Roll out small pieces of dough in icing sugar. Put a small amount of filling on each piece and roll up; shape each into crescent shape. Bake at 180 degrees C on greased baking trays for about 20 minutes.

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    22

    This was a little bit more labor intensive, but most definitely worth the time. I rolled the dough thinly and cut it into triagle shapes (about 2"x2"x2") and spread the filling onto the triagles, and then rolled them up like a crescent roll. They were very pretty and very tasty. I made them for Christmas this year and everybody loved them. Highly reccommended.  -  26 Dec 2001  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)

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    18

    5 stars for taste, 2 for instructions. The instructions from the "Waser Kipfels" recipie work for this one though... for example, cooking the walnut/milk mix on medium heat while stirring constantly. I still didn't end up with dough rolled to the right thickness (ended up with a fair bit of filling left over) but I think with some experimenting this is a good recipie. Instead of cresents, I put the filling in the middle of dough squares, then folded up opposite corners into the middle, and pressed all the seams to seal - looks pretty and is easy to do without having filling get into the seams.  -  24 Dec 2004  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)

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    15

    These are my favorite cookies! When making them, I roll the dough out into a circle, and cut it like a pizza! I usually get 6 or 8 triangles of dough with each circle.  -  14 Dec 2010  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)

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