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Spicy Chipotle Twists

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  • 10 min prep time
  • 30 min total time
  • 4 ingredients
  • 16 servings
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Turn crescent roll dough into smoky cheese twists in a few quick steps.

Ingredients

1/2
cup finely shredded Cheddar cheese (2 oz)
1
teaspoon chili powder
1/4
to 1/2 teaspoon chipotle chili powder
2
cans (8 oz each) Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent dinner rolls

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Lightly grease cookie sheets with cooking spray or shortening. In small bowl, gently toss cheese and both chili powders.
  • 2 On floured cutting board, unroll 1 can of dough into 12x8-inch rectangle; press perforations to seal. Sprinkle evenly with cheese mixture to within 1/2 inch of edges. Unroll remaining can of dough; place over cheese mixture. Seal perforations. With rolling pin, lightly roll dough to press layers together.
  • 3 Cut crosswise through both layers of dough into 16 strips. Holding each end of dough strip, gently twist strip; place on cookie sheets.
  • 4 Bake 10 to 15 minutes or until golden brown. Remove twists from cookie sheets to cooling rack; cool 5 minutes. Serve warm.
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Lightly grease cookie sheets with cooking spray or shortening. In small bowl, gently toss cheese and both chili powders.
  • 2 On floured cutting board, unroll 1 can of dough into 12x8-inch rectangle; press perforations to seal. Sprinkle evenly with cheese mixture to within 1/2 inch of edges. Unroll remaining can of dough; place over cheese mixture. Seal perforations. With rolling pin, lightly roll dough to press layers together.
  • 3 Cut crosswise through both layers of dough into 16 strips. Holding each end of dough strip, gently twist strip; place on cookie sheets.
  • 4 Bake 10 to 15 minutes or until golden brown. Remove twists from cookie sheets to cooling rack; cool 5 minutes. Serve warm.

Expert Tips

If you don't have the chipotle chili powder, use a little more regular chili powder.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Twist
Calories
120
Calories from Fat
60
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
11%
Saturated Fat
3g
14%
Trans Fat
1 1/2g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
240mg
10%
Total Carbohydrate
11g
4%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
2g
2%
Protein
3g
3%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1 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 Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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