True Blue Cocktail Bites

Bite into blue! Refrigerated pie crust and mini muffin cups shape flavor-packed appetizers.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 50 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 24

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
  • 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
    8%
    (Saturated Fat
    3 1/2g,
    3 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    20mg
    20%;
    Sodium
    160mg
    160%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    9g
    9%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Protein
    2g
    2%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    4%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    2%;
    Iron
    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 Choices:
    1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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