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Bake-Off® Contest 45, 2012
Salt Lake City, Utah

Bacon-Chicken Sliders with Raspberry-Onion Spread

There's a sassy new mini sandwich in town! Chicken, bacon and extra goodies are sandwiched between flaky, baked crescent rounds.

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  • prep time 45 min
  • total time 45 min
  • ingredients 14
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

1
can Pillsbury® Place 'n Bake® refrigerated crescent rounds
1
egg, beaten
1
to 2 teaspoons poppy seed
1
tablespoon Crisco® Pure Vegetable Oil
1
cup chopped red onions
1/8
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon ground black pepper
1
cup Progresso® chicken broth
2
tablespoons balsamic vinegar
1/4
cup red raspberry preserves
1/4
cup apricot preserves
1
boneless skinless chicken breast, cooked, thinly sliced
4
slices hickory-smoked bacon, crisply cooked, broken in half
1/4
cup fresh cilantro leaves

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Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Line large cookie sheet with cooking parchment paper. Place crescent rounds on cookie sheet; press each crescent into 2 1/2-inch round. Brush with egg; sprinkle with poppy seed.
  • 2 Bake 8 to 13 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in 10-inch skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add onions, salt and pepper; cook 3 to 5 minutes, stirring frequently, or until onions are tender. Add chicken broth and balsamic vinegar; cook 12 to 17 minutes or until sauce is reduced by half. Stir in red raspberry and apricot preserves; cook 2 to 3 minutes, stirring frequently, or until slightly thickened. Cool 5 minutes.
  • 4 Cut each crescent round in half horizontally. Place bottoms of buns on serving platter; top each with 2 teaspoons of the onion mixture, chicken, bacon, cilantro and top of bun.
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Line large cookie sheet with cooking parchment paper. Place crescent rounds on cookie sheet; press each crescent into 2 1/2-inch round. Brush with egg; sprinkle with poppy seed.
  • 2 Bake 8 to 13 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in 10-inch skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add onions, salt and pepper; cook 3 to 5 minutes, stirring frequently, or until onions are tender. Add chicken broth and balsamic vinegar; cook 12 to 17 minutes or until sauce is reduced by half. Stir in red raspberry and apricot preserves; cook 2 to 3 minutes, stirring frequently, or until slightly thickened. Cool 5 minutes.
  • 4 Cut each crescent round in half horizontally. Place bottoms of buns on serving platter; top each with 2 teaspoons of the onion mixture, chicken, bacon, cilantro and top of bun.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
250
(
Calories from Fat
100),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
11%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
Trans Fat
1 1/2g
1 1/2%
),
Cholesterol
40mg
40%;
Sodium
500mg
500%;
Total Carbohydrate
28g
28%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
13g
13%
),
Protein
8g
8%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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