Fig and Blue Cheese Appetizer Tarts

Pillsbury® crescent rolls make easy work of these party appetizers filled with a delicious fig-orange mixture.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 60 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 16

Ingredients

3
oz 1/3-less-fat cream cheese (Neufchâtel; from 8-oz package), softened
2/3
cup crumbled blue cheese (3 oz)
1/4
cup sweet orange marmalade
2
tablespoons balsamic vinegar
16
dried Mission figs, coarsely chopped (1 cup)
1
can (12 oz) Pillsbury® Grands!® Big & Flaky crescent dinner rolls
1/2
cup chopped pecans
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In small bowl, mix cream cheese and blue cheese with fork until well blended; set aside.
  • 2 In 1-quart saucepan, stir marmalade and vinegar over low heat until mixed; stir in figs. Cook over low heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until figs are softened. Remove from heat.
  • 3 Remove crescent dough from package, but do not unroll. Cut roll of dough into 16 slices. On 2 ungreased cookie sheets, place slices 2 inches apart. Press center of each slice to make indentation, 1 1/2 inches in diameter.
  • 4 Place 1 heaping teaspoon cheese mixture into each well. Top cheese with about 1 tablespoon fig mixture and 1 1/2 teaspoon pecans.
  • 5 Bake 15 to 19 minutes or golden brown. Remove from cookie sheets to cooling rack; cool 10 minutes. Serve warm.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Tart
    Calories
    170
    (
    Calories from Fat
    80),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    8g
    8%
    (Saturated Fat
    3 1/2g,
    3 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    5mg
    5%;
    Sodium
    270mg
    270%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    20g
    20%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    10g
    10%
    ),
    Protein
    3g
    3%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    2%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    4%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 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
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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