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Green Chile-Cheese Appetizers

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  • 30 min prep time
  • 55 min total time
  • 6 ingredients
  • 24 servings
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Flaky half-moon pastries are filled with a double cheese and chile filling.

Bake-Off® Contest 47, 2014
Electra Carris
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Ingredients

1
cup crumbled feta cheese (4 oz)
4
oz (half of 8-oz package) cream cheese, softened
3
tablespoons canned chopped green chiles
1
egg, separated
1
box Pillsbury™ refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box
1
teaspoon Watkins™ Sesame Seed

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Line large cookie sheets with Reynolds® Parchment Paper. In small bowl, mix feta cheese, cream cheese, green chiles and egg yolk until well blended; set aside. In another small bowl, beat egg white and 1 tablespoon water until blended; set aside.
  • 2 Unroll pie crusts on work surface. Using 3-inch round cutter, cut 9 rounds from each pie crust. Gather scraps and reroll; cut 6 additional rounds.
  • 3 Spoon slightly less than 1 tablespoon cheese mixture onto half of each dough round. Brush edges of crust rounds with egg white mixture. Fold crust rounds in half; press edges with fork to seal. Place on cookie sheet. Brush tops with egg white mixture; sprinkle with sesame seed.
  • 4 Bake 18 to 25 minutes or until dough is light golden brown. Serve warm.
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Line large cookie sheets with Reynolds® Parchment Paper. In small bowl, mix feta cheese, cream cheese, green chiles and egg yolk until well blended; set aside. In another small bowl, beat egg white and 1 tablespoon water until blended; set aside.
  • 2 Unroll pie crusts on work surface. Using 3-inch round cutter, cut 9 rounds from each pie crust. Gather scraps and reroll; cut 6 additional rounds.
  • 3 Spoon slightly less than 1 tablespoon cheese mixture onto half of each dough round. Brush edges of crust rounds with egg white mixture. Fold crust rounds in half; press edges with fork to seal. Place on cookie sheet. Brush tops with egg white mixture; sprinkle with sesame seed.
  • 4 Bake 18 to 25 minutes or until dough is light golden brown. Serve warm.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
110
Calories from Fat
70
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
11%
Saturated Fat
3 1/2g
18%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
20mg
7%
Sodium
180mg
8%
Total Carbohydrate
9g
3%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
0g
0%
Protein
2g
2%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
0%
0%
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 Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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