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Savory Crescent Chicken Squares

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  • 20 min prep time
  • 50 min total time
  • 11 ingredients
  • 4 servings
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Tender crescents wrap around a creamy chicken filling in a hot sandwich that took top honors in the Pillsbury Bake-Off® Contest.

Bake-Off® Contest 25, 1974
Doris Castle
River Forest, Illinois

Ingredients

1
package (3 oz) cream cheese, softened
1
tablespoon butter, softened
2
cups cubed cooked chicken
1
tablespoon chopped fresh chives or onion
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon pepper
2
tablespoons milk
1
tablespoon chopped pimientos, if desired
1
can (8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent dinner rolls or 1 can (8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated Crescent Dough Sheet
1
tablespoon butter, melted
3/4
cup seasoned croutons, crushed

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In medium bowl, mix cream cheese and 1 tablespoon softened butter; beat until smooth. Add chicken, chives, salt, pepper, milk and pimientos; mix well.
  • 2 Separate or cut dough into 4 rectangles. If using crescent dough, firmly press perforations to seal. Spoon 1/2 cup chicken mixture onto center of each rectangle. Pull 4 corners of dough to center of chicken mixture; twist firmly. Pinch edges to seal. Place on ungreased cookie sheet. Brush tops of sandwiches with 1 tablespoon melted butter; sprinkle with crushed croutons.
  • 3 Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until golden brown.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In medium bowl, mix cream cheese and 1 tablespoon softened butter; beat until smooth. Add chicken, chives, salt, pepper, milk and pimientos; mix well.
  • 2 Separate or cut dough into 4 rectangles. If using crescent dough, firmly press perforations to seal. Spoon 1/2 cup chicken mixture onto center of each rectangle. Pull 4 corners of dough to center of chicken mixture; twist firmly. Pinch edges to seal. Place on ungreased cookie sheet. Brush tops of sandwiches with 1 tablespoon melted butter; sprinkle with crushed croutons.
  • 3 Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until golden brown.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
Calories
470.9
Calories from Fat
280
% Daily Value
Total Fat
28.4g
44%
Saturated Fat
13.3g
66%
Trans Fat
6g
Cholesterol
91.9mg
31%
Sodium
744.0mg
31%
Total Carbohydrate
29.7g
10%
Dietary Fiber
0.3g
1%
Sugars
7.2g
Protein
23.8g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
0.70%
1%
Calcium
4.50%
4%
Iron
10.60%
11%
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; 0 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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