Chicken Macadamia Appetizers

Prick the top of each nutty-chicken appetizer with a fork before baking, to let steam escape and keep the crust crisp.

  • prep time 40 min
  • total time 1 hr 10 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 16

Ingredients

1
can (4.25 oz) chicken spread
1/4
cup roasted garlic light cream cheese (from 8-oz container)
1/4
cup finely chopped green onions (4 medium)
1/3
cup coarsely chopped macadamia nuts or almonds
1
box Pillsbury® refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box
Water
1/2
cup Progresso® Italian style bread crumbs
Fresh cilantro sprigs, if desired
Green grapes, if desired
  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. In small bowl, mix chicken spread, cream cheese, onions and nuts.
  • 2 Remove pie crusts from pouches; place flat onto work surface. With 2 1/4-inch round cutter, cut 16 rounds from each crust (rounds must be cut close together).
  • 3 Spoon about 1 tablespoon chicken mixture onto center of each of 16 rounds. Brush edges with water. Press remaining rounds slightly larger; fit each over chicken mixture. With fork, press edge of each to seal.
  • 4 Brush top and bottom of each with water; coat generously with bread crumbs. Place on ungreased cookie sheet. Prick top of each with fork.
  • 5 Bake 18 to 23 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 5 minutes. Arrange appetizers on serving platter; garnish with cilantro and grapes.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
    Calories
    110
    (
    Calories from Fat
    60),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    7g
    7%
    (Saturated Fat
    2g,
    2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    10mg
    10%;
    Sodium
    190mg
    190%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    10g
    10%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Protein
    2g
    2%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    2%;
    Exchanges:
    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; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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