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Pesto Crescent Twists with Feta Spread

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 40 min
  • Ingredients 8
  • Servings 16

Hosting an appetizer party? Add a new twist to crescents, and include it in your starter spread. MORE+ LESS-

Bake-Off® Contest 39, 2000
Birmingham, Alabama

Ingredients

Twists

2
cans (8 oz each) Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent dinner rolls or 2 cans (8 oz each) Pillsbury™ refrigerated Crescent Dough Sheet
1/2
cup basil pesto
2
tablespoons finely chopped walnuts

Spread

1/4
cup sour cream
1
cup crumbled feta cheese (4 oz)
1
package (3 oz) cream cheese, softened
2
teaspoons olive oil
1
teaspoon basil pesto

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F. Grease cookie sheets.
  • 2
    If using crescent rolls: Unroll 1 can of dough onto cutting board or sheet of waxed paper. Firmly press perforations to seal. Press or roll to form 13x7-inch rectangle. If using dough sheets: Unroll 1 can of dough onto cutting board or sheet of waxed paper. Press or roll to form 13x7-inch rectangle.
  • 3
    In small bowl, mix 1/2 cup pesto and walnuts. Spread mixture over dough. If using crescent rolls: Unroll remaining can of dough. Firmly press perforations to seal. Press or roll to form 13x7-inch rectangle. If using dough sheets: Unroll remaining can of dough. Press or roll to form 13x7-inch rectangle.
  • 4
    Carefully place dough rectangle over pesto and walnut filling. Cut filled dough in half crosswise to make two 7x6 1/2-inch pieces. Cut each half into 8 strips. Twist each strip tightly; place on cookie sheets.
  • 5
    Bake 14 to 19 minutes or until golden brown. Meanwhile, in medium bowl, mix sour cream, feta cheese and cream cheese; mix until well blended. Place in small serving bowl. In another small bowl, mix oil and 1 teaspoon pesto. Drizzle over cheese mixture. With tip of knife, stir to marble. Serve warm twists with spread. Cover and refrigerate any remaining spread.
 

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
Calories
210
Calories from Fat
140
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15g
24%
Saturated Fat
6g
28%
Trans Fat
1 1/2g
Cholesterol
15mg
5%
Sodium
380mg
16%
Potassium
40mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
12g
4%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
3g
Protein
4g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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