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Chicken Turnovers

 Chicken Turnovers
From Stevens, Pennsylvania, Sandralee Herr shares her yummy recipe for hot and filling appetizers. “This is a great way to use up leftover chicken,” advises Sandralee. “Sometimes, I serve it with fruit salad for a delicious, light meal for up to four people.”
8 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 1 cup diced cooked chicken breast
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped celery
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped onion
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tube (8 ounces) refrigerated reduced-fat crescent rolls


  • In a small bowl, combine the chicken, cheese, celery, onion, salt and
  • pepper. Separate crescent dough into eight triangles; top each with
  • chicken mixture. Fold dough over and seal edges.
  • Place on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 375° for 13-17
  • minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm. Yield: 8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 turnover equals 169 calories, 8 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 24 mg cholesterol, 338 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 11 g protein.