Cheese-Filled Jack-o’-Lantern

Transform flaky refrigerated biscuits into a jaunty, cheese-topped pumpkin. More melted cheese hides inside.

  • prep time 40 min
  • total time 1 hr 35 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 28

Ingredients

8
oz block Colby cheese
6
tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
1/2
teaspoon garlic powder
3
cans (12 oz each) Pillsbury™ Grands!™ Jr. Golden Layers® refrigerated flaky original biscuits
7
slices (1/2 oz each) American cheese
1
red or orange bell pepper
1
green bell pepper, cut into strips
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Heavily grease 12-cup fluted tube cake pan with shortening.
  • 2 Cut Colby cheese into 30 one-inch cubes. Mix melted butter and garlic powder in small bowl.
  • 3 Using 1 can at a time, wrap 1 biscuit around 1 cube of Colby cheese, forming ball shape, pinching tightly to seal. Dip entire ball into garlic butter. Place in pan; continue with remaining biscuits.
  • 4 Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until top is golden brown. Immediately turn pan upside down onto heatproof serving plate. Top with American cheese slices; cover with pan. Let stand 10 to 15 minutes or until cheese is melted.
  • 5 Cut eyes, nose and mouth from red bell pepper; place on cheese to make jack-o'-lantern face. Place small glass in center opening of jack-o'-lantern; fill glass with bell pepper strips. Slice to serve, or pull apart.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    180
    (
    Calories from Fat
    100),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    11g
    11%
    (Saturated Fat
    5g,
    5%
    Trans Fat
    2g
    2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    20mg
    20%;
    Sodium
    500mg
    500%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    15g
    15%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    2g
    2%
    ),
    Protein
    5g
    5%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    4%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    8%;
    Iron
    4%;
    Exchanges:
    1 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; 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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