Bacon-Cheese Croissants

Bacon-cheese Croissants Recipe

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Stephanie Leamer

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@jsbta5

My mom's cousin has made these numerous times for family get-togethers. She never has any left! These can be made with refrigerator crescent rolls, but homemade croissants are so much better!

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Serves:
24 appetizers
Prep:
1 Hr 40 Min
Cook:
10 Min

Ingredients

1 pkg
active dry yeast
1/3 c
warm water
4 tsp
sugar
3/4 tsp
salt
3 3/4 c
flour
3
eggs, room tempature
1/2 c
margarine, softened and cut into pieces
1
egg plus 1 tbsp. milk

FILLING:

1 pkg
cream cheese, softened
2/3 c
crumbled cooked bacon
1/2 c
onion, chopped

Step-By-Step

1Put into a large bowl, dry yeast, sugar, salt and 1 cup flour; mix. Add warm water and 3 eggs and mix with mixer until smooth. Mix in margarine and the rest of the flour to make soft dough.
2On floured board, knead dough for 5 minutes. Place in bowl and let rise for 45 minutes. Punch down; chill dough for 15 minutes. While dough is raising mix together cream cheese, bacon and onion for filling.
3Roll out 1/2 of dough in to 2 10in. circles. Spread with 1/4 (each) of filling. Cut into 6 wedges. Ross into crescents. Place on baking sheet. Repeat with other dough. Let rise for 45 mins.
4Brush with egg/milk mixture and then bake at 425 degrees for 8-10 minutes.

About Bacon-Cheese Croissants

Course/Dish: Cheese Appetizers