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Fig and Blue Cheese Appetizer Tarts

Fig and Blue Cheese Appetizer Tarts
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 60 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 16
Pillsbury™ Grands!™ Butter Flake Crescent Rolls make easy work of these party appetizers filled with a delicious fig-orange mixture.
Updated April 24, 2021
Bake-Off® Contest 44, 2010
Bake-Off® Contest 44, 2010
Nadine Clark
Quakertown, Pennsylvania

Ingredients

  • 3 oz 1/3-less-fat cream cheese (Neufchâtel; from 8-oz package), softened
  • 2/3 cup crumbled blue cheese (3 oz)
  • 1/4 cup sweet orange marmalade
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 16 dried Mission figs, coarsely chopped (1 cup)
  • 1 can (12 oz) refrigerated Pillsbury™ Grands!™ Butter Flake Crescent Rolls (8 Count) or 1 can (12 oz) refrigerated Pillsbury™ Grands!™ Original Crescent Rolls (8 Count)
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. In small bowl, mix cream cheese and blue cheese with fork until well blended; set aside.
  • 2
    In 1-quart saucepan, stir marmalade and vinegar over low heat until mixed; stir in figs. Cook over low heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until figs are softened. Remove from heat.
  • 3
    Remove crescent dough from can, but do not unroll. Cut roll of dough into 16 slices. On 2 ungreased cookie sheets, place slices 2 inches apart. Press center of each slice to make indentation, 1 1/2 inches in diameter.
  • 4
    Place 1 heaping teaspoon cheese mixture into each well. Top cheese with about 1 tablespoon fig mixture and 1 1/2 teaspoon pecans.
  • 5
    Bake 15 to 19 minutes or golden brown. Remove from cookie sheets to cooling rack; cool 10 minutes. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Tart
Calories
180
Calories from Fat
80
Total Fat
9g
14%
Saturated Fat
3 1/2g
17%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
250mg
10%
Potassium
105mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
20g
7%
Dietary Fiber
1g
6%
Sugars
10g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 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
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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