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Peachy Cream Cheese Appetizers

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  10 reviews
  • 30 min prep time
  • 40 min total time
  • 8 ingredients
  • 24 servings
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Two-bite appetizers are flavor packed. Cilantro, chili and cumin kick meets creamy sweet peach for a tasty appetizer.

Bake-Off® Contest 45, 2012
Shana Butler
San Diego, California

Ingredients

2
cans Pillsbury™ refrigerated Crescent Dough Sheet
2
packages (3 oz each) cream cheese, cut into 24 pieces
1
jar (12 oz) peach preserves
2
tablespoons finely chopped shallots
1
medium lime, grated and juiced
1/2
teaspoon chili powder
1/2
teaspoon ground cumin
2
tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Uroll 1 dough sheet; press into 12x8-inch rectangle. Cut dough sheet into 12 squares. Repeat with remaining dough sheet. Place 1 dough square in bottom and up side of each of 24 ungreased regular-size muffin cups, letting points of dough extend over edge of cup. Place 1 piece of cream cheese in bottom of each cup.
  • 2 Bake 12 to 17 minutes or until golden brown.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in 1-quart saucepan, add peach preserves, shallots, 2 teaspoons lime juice, chili powder and cumin; mix well. Cook over medium-low heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, or until thoroughly heated. Remove from heat; stir in cilantro.
  • 4 Remove cups from pans; place on serving platter. Immediately spoon about 1 teaspoon peach sauce over cream cheese in each cup. Sprinkle each cup with lime peel. Serve warm with remaining sauce.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Uroll 1 dough sheet; press into 12x8-inch rectangle. Cut dough sheet into 12 squares. Repeat with remaining dough sheet. Place 1 dough square in bottom and up side of each of 24 ungreased regular-size muffin cups, letting points of dough extend over edge of cup. Place 1 piece of cream cheese in bottom of each cup.
  • 2 Bake 12 to 17 minutes or until golden brown.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in 1-quart saucepan, add peach preserves, shallots, 2 teaspoons lime juice, chili powder and cumin; mix well. Cook over medium-low heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, or until thoroughly heated. Remove from heat; stir in cilantro.
  • 4 Remove cups from pans; place on serving platter. Immediately spoon about 1 teaspoon peach sauce over cream cheese in each cup. Sprinkle each cup with lime peel. Serve warm with remaining sauce.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
130
(
Calories from Fat
50),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
(Saturated Fat
2 1/2g,
2 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
180mg
180%;
Total Carbohydrate
19g
19%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
9g
9%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 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
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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