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Cheddar Twisters
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 8

Cheese and onion get all twisted up in a French-style flaky roll. Mmm! ...MORE+ LESS-

Bake-Off® Contest 38, 1998
Belmont, California

Ingredients

2
cans (8 oz each) Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent dinner rolls or 2 cans (8 oz each) Pillsbury™ refrigerated Crescent Dough Sheet
1 1/2
cups finely shredded sharp Cheddar cheese (6 oz)
4
medium green onions, chopped (1/4 cup)
1
egg
1 teaspoon water
2
teaspoons sesame seed
1/2
teaspoon garlic salt with parsley blend (from 4.8-oz jar)

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F. Lightly grease large cookie sheet with shortening or cooking spray.
  • 2
    If using crescent rolls: Unroll both cans of dough; separate into total of 8 rectangles. Firmly press perforations to seal. If using dough sheets: Unroll both cans of dough; cut into total of 8 rectangles.
  • 3
    In small bowl, mix cheese and onions. Spoon slightly less than 1/4 cup cheese mixture in 1-inch-wide strip lengthwise down center of each rectangle to within 1/4 inch of each end. Fold dough in half lengthwise to form long strip; firmly press edges to seal. Twist strip 4 or 5 times; bring ends together to form ring and pinch to seal. Place on cookie sheet.
  • 4
    In another small bowl, beat egg and water until well blended; brush over dough. Sprinkle with sesame seed and garlic salt blend.
  • 5
    Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheet; cool 5 minutes. Serve warm.

Expert Tips

  • To substitute for garlic salt with parsley blend, use mixture of 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt and dash of dried parsley flakes.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Roll
Calories
310
Calories from Fat
180
% Daily Value
Total Fat
20g
31%
Saturated Fat
9g
44%
Trans Fat
3g
Cholesterol
50mg
16%
Sodium
640mg
27%
Potassium
40mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
23g
8%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
5g
Protein
10g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
1 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; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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