Onion-Bacon Crescent Bites

A cheese and bacon filling complements a flaky crescent pastry in a mouthwatering appetizer that's a snap to prepare.

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 45 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 32
 

Ingredients

3
slices bacon, cut into pieces
1/2
cup chopped onion
1
package (3 oz) cream cheese, softened
1/3
cup shredded Cheddar cheese
1
tablespoon finely chopped fresh parsley
1/2
teaspoon paprika
1/4
teaspoon caraway seed, crushed
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. Spray cookie sheet with cooking spray. In 6-inch skillet, cook bacon over medium heat 3 minutes. Add onion; cook 3 to 5 minutes or until tender. Remove from heat. Drain if necessary.
  • 2 In small bowl, stir cream cheese until smooth. Add bacon mixture, Cheddar cheese, parsley, paprika and caraway seed; mix well. Set aside.
  • 3 If using crescent rolls: Unroll dough; separate into 4 rectangles. Press perforations to seal. If using dough sheet: Unroll dough; cut into 4 rectangles.
  • 4 Spoon 1/4 of bacon mixture onto each rectangle; spread to within 1/2 inch from 1 long side. Roll up each rectangle, starting with topped long side and rolling to untopped side. Press edge to seal. With serrated knife, cut each roll into 8 slices. Place cut down side on cookie sheet.
  • 5 Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm.
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Spray cookie sheet with cooking spray. In 6-inch skillet, cook bacon over medium heat 3 minutes. Add onion; cook 3 to 5 minutes or until tender. Remove from heat. Drain if necessary.
  • 2 In small bowl, stir cream cheese until smooth. Add bacon mixture, Cheddar cheese, parsley, paprika and caraway seed; mix well. Set aside.
  • 3 If using crescent rolls: Unroll dough; separate into 4 rectangles. Press perforations to seal. If using dough sheet: Unroll dough; cut into 4 rectangles.
  • 4 Spoon 1/4 of bacon mixture onto each rectangle; spread to within 1/2 inch from 1 long side. Roll up each rectangle, starting with topped long side and rolling to untopped side. Press edge to seal. With serrated knife, cut each roll into 8 slices. Place cut down side on cookie sheet.
  • 5 Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

To make ahead, prepare the bites, cool, cover and set them aside for up to 2 hours. Reheat them at 350°F 6 to 8 minutes or until warm.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
Calories
45
(
Calories from Fat
30),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3g
3%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
90mg
90%;
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.