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Cheese-Filled Jack-o'-Lanterns

  • Prep 40 min
  • Total 1 hr 35 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 28
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Transform flaky refrigerated biscuits into a jaunty, cheese-topped pumpkin. More melted cheese hides inside. MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

8
oz block Colby cheese
6
tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
1/2
teaspoon garlic powder
6
(6 oz) cans Pillsbury™ Grands!™ Jr. Golden Layers™ refrigerated buttermilk biscuits
7
slices (1/2 oz each) American cheese
1
red or orange bell pepper
1
green bell pepper, cut into strips

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Heavily grease 12-cup fluted tube cake pan with shortening.
  • 2
    Cut Colby cheese into 30 one-inch cubes. Mix melted butter and garlic powder in small bowl.
  • 3
    Using 1 can at a time, wrap 1 biscuit around 1 cube of Colby cheese, forming ball shape, pinching tightly to seal. Dip entire ball into garlic butter. Place in pan; continue with remaining biscuits.
  • 4
    Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until top is golden brown. Immediately turn pan upside down onto heatproof serving plate. Top with American cheese slices; cover with pan. Let stand 10 to 15 minutes or until cheese is melted.
  • 5
    Cut eyes, nose and mouth from red bell pepper; place on cheese to make jack-o'-lantern face. Place small glass in center opening of jack-o'-lantern; fill glass with bell pepper strips. Slice to serve, or pull apart.

Expert Tips

Got little dippers? Pizza or spaghetti sauce makes a good dip for this cheesy loaf.

Instead of Colby cheese, try cubes of Monterey Jack or mozzarella.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
180
Calories from Fat
100
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
17%
Saturated Fat
5g
25%
Trans Fat
2g
Cholesterol
20mg
6%
Sodium
500mg
21%
Potassium
15mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
15g
5%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
2g
Protein
5g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
8%
8%
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; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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