Mini Monte Cristos

Smoked turkey and cheese are wrapped in a flaky crescent crust in this twist on a classic.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 40 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 16

Ingredients

1
egg
2
tablespoons milk
1
can (8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent dinner rolls or 1 can (8 oz) Pillsbury™ Crescent Recipe Creations® refrigerated seamless dough sheet
16
very thin slices (about 4x4 inches) smoked turkey (5 1/2 oz)
16
cubes (2 1/2 oz) Colby-Monterey Jack cheese blend (from 8-oz package)
Powdered sugar
Maple syrup or Dijon mustard, if desired
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Grease cookie sheet with shortening, or spray with cooking spray. In small bowl, beat egg and milk with fork until well blended; set aside.
  • 2 If using crescent rolls: Unroll dough; separate crosswise into 2 (6x8-inch) rectangles, firmly pressing perforations to seal. If using dough sheet: Unroll dough; cut crosswise into 2 (6x8-inch) rectangles. With knife or pizza cutter, cut each rectangle into 8 (3x2-inch) rectangles.
  • 3 Fold each slice of turkey in half; place on dough rectangles. Place 1 cheese cube in center of each; fold turkey around cheese cube. Wrap dough up around turkey and cheese, shaping into a ball; pinch tightly to seal. Brush top and sides of each ball with egg mixture; place on cookie sheet.
  • 4 Bake 10 to 14 minutes or until golden brown. Sprinkle with powdered sugar. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheet. Serve warm with maple syrup or Dijon mustard for dipping.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
    Calories
    90
    (
    Calories from Fat
    45),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    5g
    5%
    (Saturated Fat
    2g,
    2%
    Trans Fat
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    20mg
    20%;
    Sodium
    210mg
    210%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    7g
    7%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    2g
    2%
    ),
    Protein
    3g
    3%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    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 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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