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Cream Cheese-Crescent Wontons

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  • 15 min prep time
  • 15 min total time
  • 3 ingredients
  • 8 servings
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Get all the creamy, cheesy, yummy deliciousness of your favorite Chinese restaurant's cream cheese wontons in 15 minutes with this 3-ingredient crescent snack hack.

Ingredients

1
quart vegetable oil, for frying
1
can (8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent dinner rolls
16
teaspoons chive and onion cream cheese (3 oz from 8-oz container)

Steps

  • 1 In 4-quart saucepan, heat oil to 325°F. Separate crescent dough into 4 rectangles. Press seams of each rectangle together, then cut in half crosswise. Cut each square in half diagonally.
  • 2 Place 1 teaspoon cream cheese in center of 1 triangle. Fold dough over cheese; press to seal.
  • 3 Tuck top point of triangle down to long side; pinch other 2 points together.
  • 4 Fry dough in 2 batches, about 3 minutes per batch, turning often, until crescents are nicely browned. Drain on paper towels.
  • 1 In 4-quart saucepan, heat oil to 325°F. Separate crescent dough into 4 rectangles. Press seams of each rectangle together, then cut in half crosswise. Cut each square in half diagonally.
  • 2 Place 1 teaspoon cream cheese in center of 1 triangle. Fold dough over cheese; press to seal.
  • 3 Tuck top point of triangle down to long side; pinch other 2 points together.
  • 4 Fry dough in 2 batches, about 3 minutes per batch, turning often, until crescents are nicely browned. Drain on paper towels.

Expert Tips

Really pinch together those seams and points of the dough so that tasty cheese stays inside the dough where it belongs.

Need to assemble these before the party starts? Place several inches apart on parchment-lined cookie sheet, and cover with plastic wrap. Refrigerate up to 2 hours before frying.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
180
Calories from Fat
120
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
20%
Saturated Fat
4 1/2g
24%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
15mg
4%
Sodium
320mg
13%
Total Carbohydrate
13g
4%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
3g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
2%
2%
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; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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