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Mini Crescent Dog Cheese Dip

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 50 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 12

This cheese dip bakes surrounded by mini crescent dogs as dippers -- a one-skillet, crowd-pleasing appetizer that comes together in no time. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

1
can (8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent dinner rolls
24
cocktail-size smoked link sausages or hot dogs (from 14-oz package)
1
can (14.5 oz) Muir Glen™ organic diced tomatoes, drained
1
package (16 oz) Kraft™ Velveeta™ original cheese, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
1
can (4.5 oz) Old El Paso™ chopped green chiles
1
tablespoon Old El Paso™ original taco seasoning mix (from 1-oz package)
2
tablespoons chopped green onions

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Separate dough into 8 triangles. Cut each triangle lengthwise into 3 narrow triangles.
  • 2
    Place sausage on shortest side of each triangle. Roll up each, starting at shortest side of triangle and rolling to opposite point. Place point side-down around edge of ungreased 12-inch ovenproof skillet.
  • 3
    Scatter drained diced tomatoes in center of skillet. Top evenly with half of cubed cheese. Top with chopped green chiles and taco seasoning mix. Top evenly with remaining cubed cheese. Bake uncovered 25 to 30 minutes or until crescents are golden brown and cheese is melted.
  • 4
    Stir cheese mixture until smooth and combined. Sprinkle dip with green onions just before serving.

Expert Tips

  • A cast-iron skillet works great for this recipe, though any 12-inch ovenproof skillet will do.
  • Serve any leftover cheese dip with tortilla chips.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
250
Calories from Fat
150
% Daily Value
Total Fat
17g
26%
Saturated Fat
9g
43%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
45mg
15%
Sodium
1000mg
42%
Potassium
160mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate
15g
5%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
7g
Protein
10g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
20%
20%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1/2 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; 1 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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