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Red Pepper and Goat Cheese Bites

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Red Pepper and Goat Cheese Bites
  • Prep 40 min
  • Total 1 hr 5 min
  • Ingredients 10
  • Servings 32
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Flaky crescents are the base for a tangy, savory appetizer filling.
Updated Mar 17, 2015
Bake-Off® Contest 43, 2008
Bake-Off® Contest 43, 2008
Alison Strunk
Springfield, Missouri

Ingredients

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Spray large cookie sheet with CRISCO® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray, or line with cooking parchment paper.
  • 2
    In 10-inch skillet, cook bacon over medium heat 10 to 15 minutes, turning occasionally, until crisp. Remove from skillet; drain on paper towels. Crumble bacon; set aside.
  • 3
    Discard bacon drippings. Add oil to skillet; heat over medium heat until hot. Add onion and bell pepper; cook about 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until soft and tender. Stir in salt and pepper. Place mixture in food processor bowl with metal blade. Cover; process until smooth. Or blend in blender on medium speed about 30 seconds, stopping once to scrape sides, until smooth.
  • 4
    In small bowl, mix goat cheese, cream cheese and parsley until smooth.
  • 5
    If using crescent rolls: Unroll dough; separate into 4 rectangles. Firmly press perforations to seal. If using dough sheet: Unroll dough; cut into 4 rectangles.
  • 6
    Cut each rectangle into 8 (1 1/2-inch) squares. Place squares on cookie sheet. Spoon rounded 1 teaspoon red pepper mixture on each square, spreading slightly. Spoon slightly less than 1 teaspoon cheese mixture on pepper mixture on each square. Top each with about 1/4 teaspoon crumbled bacon.
  • 7
    Bake 15 to 22 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Serve warm, or refrigerate and serve chilled.

Nutrition Information

60 Calories, 4g Total Fat, 2g Protein, 4g Total Carbohydrate, 1g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
Calories
60
Calories from Fat
35
Total Fat
4g
6%
Saturated Fat
2g
9%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Sodium
140mg
6%
Potassium
35mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
4g
1%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
1g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
8%
8%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1/2 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; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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