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Bake-Off® Contest 25, 1974
River Forest, Illinois

Savory Crescent Chicken Squares

Tender crescents wrap around a creamy chicken filling in a hot sandwich that took top honors in the Pillsbury Bake-Off® Contest.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 50 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

1
package (3 oz) cream cheese, softened
1
tablespoon LAND O LAKES® Butter, softened
2
cups cubed cooked chicken
1
tablespoon chopped fresh chives or onion
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon pepper
2
tablespoons milk
1
tablespoon chopped pimientos, if desired
1
can (8 oz) Pillsbury® refrigerated crescent dinner rolls or 1 can (8 oz) Pillsbury® Crescent Recipe Creations® refrigerated seamless dough sheet
1
tablespoon LAND O LAKES® Butter, melted
3/4
cup seasoned croutons, crushed

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Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In medium bowl, mix cream cheese and 1 tablespoon softened butter; beat until smooth. Add chicken, chives, salt, pepper, milk and pimientos; mix well.
  • 2 Separate or cut dough into 4 rectangles. If using crescent dough, firmly press perforations to seal. Spoon 1/2 cup chicken mixture onto center of each rectangle. Pull 4 corners of dough to center of chicken mixture; twist firmly. Pinch edges to seal. Place on ungreased cookie sheet. Brush tops of sandwiches with 1 tablespoon melted butter; sprinkle with crushed croutons.
  • 3 Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until golden brown.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In medium bowl, mix cream cheese and 1 tablespoon softened butter; beat until smooth. Add chicken, chives, salt, pepper, milk and pimientos; mix well.
  • 2 Separate or cut dough into 4 rectangles. If using crescent dough, firmly press perforations to seal. Spoon 1/2 cup chicken mixture onto center of each rectangle. Pull 4 corners of dough to center of chicken mixture; twist firmly. Pinch edges to seal. Place on ungreased cookie sheet. Brush tops of sandwiches with 1 tablespoon melted butter; sprinkle with crushed croutons.
  • 3 Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until golden brown.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
Calories
500
(
Calories from Fat
280),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
32g
32%
(Saturated Fat
12g,
12%
Trans Fat
6g
6%
),
Cholesterol
85mg
85%;
Sodium
870mg
870%;
Total Carbohydrate
28g
28%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
5g
5%
),
Protein
26g
26%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 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; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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