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Mini Chicken Buns

  • Prep 5 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Ingredients 4
  • Servings 4

Dress up your chicken nuggets for Easter with this fun and easy take on dinner. ...MORE+ LESS-

Shawn Syphus Shawn Syphus
February 17, 2015

Ingredients

1
can (8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent dinner rolls
8
frozen breaded cooked chicken nuggets
8
sliced ripe olives, halved
2
matchstick-size carrot pieces, cut into small pieces

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 375° F. Line cookie sheet with cooking parchment paper.
  • 2
    Unroll 1 can (8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent dinner rolls onto cutting board. Pinch seams and perforations to seal. Cut dough into 8 equal squares.
  • 3
    Place 1 frozen breaded cooked chicken nugget in center of each dough square. Pull dough up around chicken, enclosing it and pinching seams to seal. Place pinched side down on cookie sheet.
  • 4
    On each bun, place 2 halves of sliced ripe olives for eyes and 2 small pieces of matchstick-size carrot pieces for beak.
  • 5
    Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown. Serve immediately.

Expert Tips

  • Add a tablespoon of shredded Cheddar cheese to the inside of the Mini Chicken Buns for an extra cheesy surprise!
  • Make sure to use the fully cooked breaded chicken nuggets for this recipe.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
300
Calories from Fat
150
% Daily Value
Total Fat
17g
26%
Saturated Fat
5g
25%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
15mg
5%
Sodium
620mg
26%
Potassium
45mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
29g
10%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
6g
Protein
9g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 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; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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