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Creamy Corn-Filled Sweet Peppers

  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 60 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 22

Perk up your appetizer party with cheesy, corn-stuffed peppers wrapped in flaky crescents. ...MORE+ LESS-

Bake-Off® Contest 47, 2014
Madison, Mississippi

Ingredients

1
bag (11 oz) frozen honey roasted sweet corn
1
package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
1
cup grated Parmesan cheese
1
teaspoon Watkins™ Italian Seasoning
11
mini sweet peppers (3 to 4 inches long), cut in half lengthwise leaving stem attached, seeded
1
can Pillsbury™ refrigerated Crescent Dough Sheet or 1 can Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent dinner rolls (8 rolls)
3
tablespoons butter, melted

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F. Line large cookie sheet with Reynolds® Parchment Paper. Microwave corn as directed on bag. Cut open bag; cool 10 minutes.
  • 2
    In large bowl, beat cream cheese with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Add corn, 1/2 cup of the Parmesan cheese and 1/2 teaspoon of the Italian seasoning; mix well. Place cream cheese mixture in large resealable food-storage plastic bag. Cut off 1/2 inch from corner of bag. Squeeze bag to pipe filling into each pepper half.
  • 3
    Unroll dough. (If using crescent roll dough, firmly press perforations to seal.) Press to form 11x9-inch rectangle. With pizza cutter or knife, cut dough into 22 (9x1/2-inch) strips.
  • 4
    Wrap 1 dough strip around each pepper, from stem to tip. Place filling-side up on cookie sheet, tucking in ends of dough under pepper.
  • 5
    Bake 12 to 18 minutes or until golden brown.
  • 6
    Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix melted butter and remaining 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning. Remove peppers from oven; brush with butter mixture. Sprinkle remaining 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese evenly over peppers. Serve warm.

Expert Tips

  • Prepare these colorful appetizers through step 4; cover and refrigerate for up to 2 hours. Then pop them into the oven, adding a couple extra minutes to the bake time, if necessary.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
130
Calories from Fat
70
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
13%
Saturated Fat
4 1/2g
22%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
20mg
6%
Sodium
250mg
10%
Potassium
125mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate
10g
3%
Dietary Fiber
1g
5%
Sugars
3g
Protein
4g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
30%
30%
Vitamin C
40%
40%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 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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