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Bacon-Cream Cheese Crescent Cups

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  • 25 min prep time
  • 40 min total time
  • 5 ingredients
  • 24 servings
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Crescent dough sheets make quick work in these flavorful cheese and bacon-filled appetizers.

Ingredients

1
can (8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent dough sheet or 1 can (8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent dinner rolls
4
oz cream cheese (from 8-oz package), softened
3
slices bacon, crisply cooked and crumbled
2
tablespoons chopped seeded serrano chiles
1
cup finely shredded Mexican cheese blend (4 oz)

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Unroll dough on work surface. Press into 12x9-inch rectangle. If using crescent roll dough, firmly press perforations to seal. With pizza cutter or sharp knife, cut into 6 rows by 4 rows to make 24 squares. Press 1 square in bottom and up side of each of 24 ungreased nonstick mini muffin cups.
  • 2 In medium bowl, mix cream cheese, bacon, serrano chile and cheese until well blended. Spoon rounded teaspoonful cream cheese mixture into each cup.
  • 3 Bake 8 to 12 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 2 minutes; remove from pan to serving platter. Serve warm.
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Unroll dough on work surface. Press into 12x9-inch rectangle. If using crescent roll dough, firmly press perforations to seal. With pizza cutter or sharp knife, cut into 6 rows by 4 rows to make 24 squares. Press 1 square in bottom and up side of each of 24 ungreased nonstick mini muffin cups.
  • 2 In medium bowl, mix cream cheese, bacon, serrano chile and cheese until well blended. Spoon rounded teaspoonful cream cheese mixture into each cup.
  • 3 Bake 8 to 12 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 2 minutes; remove from pan to serving platter. Serve warm.

Expert Tips

Quarter 6 cherry tomatoes. Garnish each crescent cup with a cherry tomato wedge and a cilantro sprig.

Keep dough in the refrigerator until you’re ready to use it; cold dough is much easier to work with. Have the other ingredients ready to use.

Can’t find serrano chiles? Substitute jalapeño chiles.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
84.4
Calories from Fat
40
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6.3g
10%
Saturated Fat
3.0g
15%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
12.4mg
4%
Sodium
142.6mg
6%
Total Carbohydrate
4.4g
2%
Dietary Fiber
0.0g
0%
Sugars
1.2g
Protein
2.6g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0.40%
0%
Calcium
3.70%
4%
Iron
0.90%
1%
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 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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