Bake-Off® Contest 38, 1998
Belmont, California

Cheddar Twisters

Cheese and onion get all twisted up in a French-style flaky roll. Mmm!

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  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 35 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

2
cans (8 oz each) Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent dinner rolls or 2 cans (8 oz each) Pillsbury™ Crescent Recipe Creations® refrigerated seamless dough sheet
1 1/2
cups finely shredded sharp Cheddar cheese (6 oz)
4
medium green onions, chopped (1/4 cup)
1
egg
1 teaspoon water
2
teaspoons sesame seed
1/2
teaspoon garlic salt with parsley blend (from 4.8-oz jar)

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  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Lightly grease large cookie sheet with shortening or cooking spray.
  • 2 If using crescent rolls: Unroll both cans of dough; separate into total of 8 rectangles. Firmly press perforations to seal. If using dough sheets: Unroll both cans of dough; cut into total of 8 rectangles.
  • 3 In small bowl, mix cheese and onions. Spoon slightly less than 1/4 cup cheese mixture in 1-inch-wide strip lengthwise down center of each rectangle to within 1/4 inch of each end. Fold dough in half lengthwise to form long strip; firmly press edges to seal. Twist strip 4 or 5 times; bring ends together to form ring and pinch to seal. Place on cookie sheet.
  • 4 In another small bowl, beat egg and water until well blended; brush over dough. Sprinkle with sesame seed and garlic salt blend.
  • 5 Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheet; cool 5 minutes. Serve warm.
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Lightly grease large cookie sheet with shortening or cooking spray.
  • 2 If using crescent rolls: Unroll both cans of dough; separate into total of 8 rectangles. Firmly press perforations to seal. If using dough sheets: Unroll both cans of dough; cut into total of 8 rectangles.
  • 3 In small bowl, mix cheese and onions. Spoon slightly less than 1/4 cup cheese mixture in 1-inch-wide strip lengthwise down center of each rectangle to within 1/4 inch of each end. Fold dough in half lengthwise to form long strip; firmly press edges to seal. Twist strip 4 or 5 times; bring ends together to form ring and pinch to seal. Place on cookie sheet.
  • 4 In another small bowl, beat egg and water until well blended; brush over dough. Sprinkle with sesame seed and garlic salt blend.
  • 5 Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheet; cool 5 minutes. Serve warm.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

To substitute for garlic salt with parsley blend, use mixture of 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt and dash of dried parsley flakes.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Roll
Calories
310
(
Calories from Fat
180),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
20g
20%
(Saturated Fat
9g,
9%
Trans Fat
3g
3%
),
Cholesterol
50mg
50%;
Sodium
640mg
640%;
Total Carbohydrate
23g
23%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
5g
5%
),
Protein
10g
10%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.