Cherry-Jalapeño-Cream Cheese Tartlets

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  • 35 min prep time
  • 60 min total time
  • 17 ingredients
  • 24 servings

Ingredients

1
jar (12 oz) cherry preserves
1/4
cup pickled sliced jalapeño chiles, drained
1/2
cup Progresso™ panko bread crumbs
1/2
cup pecan chips
1/4
teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/4
teaspoon onion powder
1/4
teaspoon garlic powder
1/4
teaspoon celery salt
1/8
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8
teaspoon ground turmeric
1/8
teaspoon salt
1
tablespoon butter, melted
1
can Pillsbury™ refrigerated Crescent Dough Sheet
1
egg, beaten
1/2
cup chives-and-onion cream cheese spread
2
tablespoons chopped fresh chives
Jalapeño chiles or sweet cherries with stems for garnish, if desired

Directions

  1. 1 In blender container, place preserves and jalapeños; blend until almost smooth. Set aside. In medium bowl, combine bread crumbs, pecans, cayenne pepper, onion powder, garlic powder, celery salt, cinnamon, turmeric, salt and butter; mix well. Set aside.
  2. 2 Heat oven to 350°F. Unroll dough sheet; press into 12x8-inch rectangle. Cut into 24 squares. Press 1 square in each of 24 ungreased mini muffin cups. Firmly press in bottom and up sides of cups, letting points of dough extend over edges of cups; brush points with beaten egg. Spoon 1 teaspoon cream cheese spread into each cup; top with 1/2 teaspoon cherry preserves mixture. Sprinkle each tartlet with 1 teaspoon of the bread crumb mixture.
  3. 3 Bake 11 to 16 minutes or until golden brown. Cool in pans 5 minutes.
  4. 4 Meanwhile, in 8-inch skillet, cook remaining bread crumb mixture over low heat 4 to 6 minutes, stirring frequently, or until golden brown.
  5. 5 To serve, sprinkle platter with toasted bread crumb mixture; place tartlets on bread crumbs. Sprinkle with chives. Serve with remaining cherry preserves mixture. Garnish with jalapeño chiles or cherries.*

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