Medjool Date and Walnut Croissants

Serves: 8 (makes 8 croissants)


1 package refrigerated flaky pastry dough
1/3 cup walnuts, chopped
8 T. cream cheese
8 Medjool dates, pitted and chopped (1 date per roll)
2 2/3 T. or 8 t. honey
¼ cup melted butter
¼ cup all purpose flour


Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a baking sheet with non-stick spray or grease lightly with butter.

Lightly flour a clean, dry work surface. Unroll dough on surface and separate into 8 individual triangles. On each of the 8 triangles, place 1 T. of cream cheese at the widest end. Top cream cheese with 1 date and 2 t. chopped walnuts and drizzle with 1 t. honey. Roll each pastry into croissant shape.

Place on baking sheet. Lightly brush the top of each croissant with melted butter.

Bake for 15-18 minutes or until croissants turn a light golden brown.