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Chicken Macadamia Appetizers

Chicken Macadamia Appetizers
  • Prep 40 min
  • Total 1 hr 10 min
  • Ingredients 9
  • Servings 16
Prick the top of each nutty-chicken appetizer with a fork before baking, to let steam escape and keep the crust crisp.
Updated January 6, 2010
Bake-Off® Contest 38, 1998
Bake-Off® Contest 38, 1998
Florence Neavoll
Salem, Oregon

Ingredients

  • 1 can (4.25 oz) chicken spread
  • 1/4 cup roasted garlic light cream cheese (from 8-oz container)
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped green onions (4 medium)
  • 1/3 cup coarsely chopped macadamia nuts or almonds
  • 1 box (14.1 oz) refrigerated Pillsbury™ Pie Crusts (2 Count), softened as directed on box
  • Water
  • 1/2 cup Progresso™ Italian style bread crumbs
  • Fresh cilantro sprigs, if desired
  • Green grapes, if desired

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 400°F. In small bowl, mix chicken spread, cream cheese, onions and nuts.
  • 2
    Remove pie crusts from pouches; place flat onto work surface. With 2 1/4-inch round cutter, cut 16 rounds from each crust (rounds must be cut close together).
  • 3
    Spoon about 1 tablespoon chicken mixture onto center of each of 16 rounds. Brush edges with water. Press remaining rounds slightly larger; fit each over chicken mixture. With fork, press edge of each to seal.
  • 4
    Brush top and bottom of each with water; coat generously with bread crumbs. Place on ungreased cookie sheet. Prick top of each with fork.
  • 5
    Bake 18 to 23 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 5 minutes. Arrange appetizers on serving platter; garnish with cilantro and grapes.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
Calories
110
Calories from Fat
60
Total Fat
7g
10%
Saturated Fat
2g
11%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
190mg
8%
Potassium
35mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
10g
3%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
0g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
2%
2%
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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