Bake-Off® Contest 41, 2004
Forest, Virginia

Jalapeño-Chicken Crescent Pinwheels

Smooth cream cheese blends with spicy chiles in these flaky chicken appetizers.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 40 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 32
 

Ingredients

4
oz (half of 8-oz package) cream cheese, softened
1/2
cup chopped cooked chicken
1/4
cup chopped fresh cilantro
2
to 3 tablespoons finely chopped sliced jalapeño chiles (from 12-oz jar)
2
tablespoons finely chopped green onions (2 medium)
1/8
teaspoon salt
1
can (8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent dinner rolls or 1 can (8 oz) Pillsbury™ Crescent Recipe Creations® refrigerated seamless dough sheet

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  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In small bowl, mix all ingredients except dough until well blended; set aside.
  • 2 If using crescent rolls: Unroll dough; separate into 2 long rectangles. Place 1 rectangle on long cutting board; press perforations to seal. If using dough sheet: Unroll dough; cut into 2 long rectangles. Place 1 rectangle on long cutting board.
  • 3 Spread half of cream cheese mixture on dough rectangle to within 1/2 inch of edges.
  • 4 Starting with one long side, roll up rectangle; press seam to seal. Cut roll into 16 slices; place slices, cut side down, on ungreased cookie sheet. Repeat with remaining dough rectangle.
  • 5 Bake 14 to 16 minutes or until light golden brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheet. Serve warm.
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In small bowl, mix all ingredients except dough until well blended; set aside.
  • 2 If using crescent rolls: Unroll dough; separate into 2 long rectangles. Place 1 rectangle on long cutting board; press perforations to seal. If using dough sheet: Unroll dough; cut into 2 long rectangles. Place 1 rectangle on long cutting board.
  • 3 Spread half of cream cheese mixture on dough rectangle to within 1/2 inch of edges.
  • 4 Starting with one long side, roll up rectangle; press seam to seal. Cut roll into 16 slices; place slices, cut side down, on ungreased cookie sheet. Repeat with remaining dough rectangle.
  • 5 Bake 14 to 16 minutes or until light golden brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheet. Serve warm.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
Calories
45
(
Calories from Fat
25),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3g
3%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
5mg
5%;
Sodium
80mg
80%;
Total Carbohydrate
3g
3%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
0g
0%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.