Bake-Off® Contest 40, 2002
Highland Park, Illinois

Lemon Poppy Seed Puffs

Sugary poppy seed on the outside, rich lemony cream cheese baked on the inside of a rich buttermilk biscuit. Yum!

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 50 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

1
(8-oz.) pkg. cream cheese, softened
1 1/4
cups sugar
2
teaspoons grated lemon peel
1
tablespoon lemon juice
2
tablespoons poppy seed
1
(16.3-oz.) can Pillsbury™ Grands!™ Refrigerated Buttermilk Biscuits
1/2
cup butter, melted

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  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In medium bowl, combine cream cheese, 1/2 cup of the sugar, 1 teaspoon of the lemon peel and lemon juice; mix well. In another medium bowl, combine remaining 3/4 cup sugar, 1 teaspoon lemon peel and poppy seed; mix well.
  • 2 Separate dough into 8 biscuits. Carefully split side of each biscuit halfway to form opening. Fill each opening with 2 rounded tablespoons cream cheese mixture. Press edges firmly to seal. Dip filled biscuits in melted butter; coat with poppy seed mixture. Place in ungreased jumbo nonstick muffin cups.
  • 3 Bake at 375°F. for 13 to 17 minutes or until puffed and golden brown. Cool 10 minutes. Run knife around edge of each puff to loosen; remove from muffin cups. Serve warm. Store in refrigerator.
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In medium bowl, combine cream cheese, 1/2 cup of the sugar, 1 teaspoon of the lemon peel and lemon juice; mix well. In another medium bowl, combine remaining 3/4 cup sugar, 1 teaspoon lemon peel and poppy seed; mix well.
  • 2 Separate dough into 8 biscuits. Carefully split side of each biscuit halfway to form opening. Fill each opening with 2 rounded tablespoons cream cheese mixture. Press edges firmly to seal. Dip filled biscuits in melted butter; coat with poppy seed mixture. Place in ungreased jumbo nonstick muffin cups.
  • 3 Bake at 375°F. for 13 to 17 minutes or until puffed and golden brown. Cool 10 minutes. Run knife around edge of each puff to loosen; remove from muffin cups. Serve warm. Store in refrigerator.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Puff
Calories
530
(
Calories from Fat
280),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
31g
31%
(Saturated Fat
16g,
16%
),
Cholesterol
65mg
65%;
Sodium
800mg
800%;
Total Carbohydrate
57g
57%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
36g
36%
),
Protein
6g
6%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 2 Fruit; 6 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.