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True Blue Cocktail Bites

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  • 25 min prep time
  • 50 min total time
  • 8 ingredients
  • 24 servings
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Bite into blue! Refrigerated pie crust and mini muffin cups shape flavor-packed appetizers.

Bake-Off® Contest 40, 2002
Janice Yarosh
Barrington, Illinois

Ingredients

1
box Pillsbury™ refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box
4
oz cream cheese, softened
1/2
cup crumbled blue cheese (2 oz)
3
tablespoons half-and-half
1/4
teaspoon salt
1
egg
1/2
cup walnut pieces or halves
1/2
cup small fresh parsley sprigs

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Remove pie crusts from pouches; place flat on work surface. With 2 1/2-inch round cutter, cut 12 rounds from each crust. Press each round in bottom and up sides of ungreased mini muffin cup.
  • 2 In medium bowl with electric mixer, beat cream cheese and blue cheese on medium speed until smooth. On low speed, beat in half-and-half, salt and egg until well blended. Spoon 1 scant tablespoon mixture into each crust-lined muffin cup. Top each with 2 walnut pieces or 1 walnut half.
  • 3 Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until filling is set and crust is light golden brown. Cool 5 minutes. Remove from muffin cups. Garnish with parsley. Serve warm.
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Remove pie crusts from pouches; place flat on work surface. With 2 1/2-inch round cutter, cut 12 rounds from each crust. Press each round in bottom and up sides of ungreased mini muffin cup.
  • 2 In medium bowl with electric mixer, beat cream cheese and blue cheese on medium speed until smooth. On low speed, beat in half-and-half, salt and egg until well blended. Spoon 1 scant tablespoon mixture into each crust-lined muffin cup. Top each with 2 walnut pieces or 1 walnut half.
  • 3 Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until filling is set and crust is light golden brown. Cool 5 minutes. Remove from muffin cups. Garnish with parsley. Serve warm.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
Calories
120
Calories from Fat
80
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
13%
Saturated Fat
3 1/2g
17%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
20mg
6%
Sodium
160mg
7%
Total Carbohydrate
9g
3%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
0g
0%
Protein
2g
2%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
0%
0%
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 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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