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Sausage and Blue Cheese Crescent Cups

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  • 30 min prep time
  • 40 min total time
  • 7 ingredients
  • 24 servings
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Make-a-meal appetizers are cheesy two-bite pleasers with an extra kick of flavor.

Bake-Off® Contest 47, 2014
Jennifer Parrott
Rockford, Michigan

Ingredients

1
box (9 oz) frozen chopped spinach
1/2
lb bulk spicy pork sausage
1/3
cup finely chopped onion
1/4
teaspoon Watkins™ Crushed Rosemary
1
can Pillsbury™ refrigerated Crescent Dough Sheet
1 1/4
cups crumbled blue cheese (5 oz)
1/2
cup red pepper jelly (from 10-oz jar)

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 24 mini muffin cups with Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking spray. Microwave frozen spinach as directed on box 3 to 4 minutes to thaw. Drain well; squeeze dry with paper towels.
  • 2 In 10-inch nonstick skillet, cook sausage over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, until thoroughly cooked; drain. Add spinach, onion and rosemary. Cook about 3 minutes, stirring frequently, until onion is translucent.
  • 3 Unroll dough on work surface. With pizza cutter or knife, cut dough into 24 squares. Press 1 square in bottom and up side of each muffin cup. Spoon 1/2 teaspoon blue cheese into each cup; top with 1 tablespoon sausage mixture. Spoon remaining blue cheese over sausage mixture in each cup.
  • 4 Bake 10 to 13 minutes or until golden brown. Gently remove from pan to serving plate.
  • 5 Meanwhile, in small bowl, stir jelly until smooth. Top each cup with 1 teaspoon jelly. Serve warm.
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 24 mini muffin cups with Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking spray. Microwave frozen spinach as directed on box 3 to 4 minutes to thaw. Drain well; squeeze dry with paper towels.
  • 2 In 10-inch nonstick skillet, cook sausage over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, until thoroughly cooked; drain. Add spinach, onion and rosemary. Cook about 3 minutes, stirring frequently, until onion is translucent.
  • 3 Unroll dough on work surface. With pizza cutter or knife, cut dough into 24 squares. Press 1 square in bottom and up side of each muffin cup. Spoon 1/2 teaspoon blue cheese into each cup; top with 1 tablespoon sausage mixture. Spoon remaining blue cheese over sausage mixture in each cup.
  • 4 Bake 10 to 13 minutes or until golden brown. Gently remove from pan to serving plate.
  • 5 Meanwhile, in small bowl, stir jelly until smooth. Top each cup with 1 teaspoon jelly. Serve warm.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
90
Calories from Fat
40
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4 1/2g
7%
Saturated Fat
2g
11%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
230mg
10%
Total Carbohydrate
9g
3%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
4g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
2%
2%
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 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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