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Italian Meatball Crescent Buns

italian meatball crescent buns Appetizer Italian
Italian Meatball Crescent Buns
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 50 min
  • Ingredients 6
  • Servings 16

Sweet Hawaiian crescent rolls get stuffed with Italian-style meatballs and shredded cheese and coated with butter and bread crumbs for a seriously tasty appetizer that will have every guest reaching for seconds. Make ‘em even better by dunking in marinara sauce. MORE+ LESS-

August 14, 2018
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Ingredients

16
frozen Italian style meatballs (from 22-oz bag)
1
can (8 oz) Pillsbury™ Sweet Hawaiian refrigerated crescent dinner rolls
1
cup (4 oz) finely shredded Italian cheese blend (from 8-oz package)
3
tablespoons butter, melted
3/4
cup Progresso™ Italian panko crispy bread crumbs
1
cup marinara pasta sauce, heated

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F.
  • 2
    In microwavable bowl, microwave meatballs uncovered on High 2 to 3 minutes or until thoroughly heated.
  • 3
    Remove dough from can; do not unroll. Using sharp serrated knife, cut roll evenly into 16 rounds; carefully separate rounds. Press each round to 3 inches in diameter. Place 1 tablespoon cheese and 1 meatball on center of each dough round. Bring up sides of dough over meatball; firmly pinch edges to seal.
  • 4
    In small shallow bowl, place melted butter. In another shallow bowl, place bread crumbs. Dip dough balls into butter, then roll in bread crumbs. Place seam side down 2 inches apart on ungreased large cookie sheet.
  • 5
    Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 5 minutes. Serve warm with marinara sauce.

Expert Tips

  • Make your favorite meatballs, shaped into 1 1/2-inch balls, instead of using the frozen ones.
  • Try other sauces for dipping, such as your favorite cheese dipping sauce.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
140
Calories from Fat
80
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
13%
Saturated Fat
5g
25%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
4%
Sodium
310mg
13%
Potassium
60mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
12g
4%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
3g
Protein
4g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1/2 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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