Savory Crescent Bundles Recipe

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Savory Crescent Bundles Recipe
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Savory Crescent Bundles Recipe

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Each time Mesa, Arizona subscriber Margaret Pache prepares this full-flavored dish, she's reminded fondly of her mother. "Mom made it often for me and my seven brothers and sisters," Margaret explains. It was her favorite—ours, too."
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 package (3 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted, divided
  • 2 cups cooked cubed chicken or turkey
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 tablespoon chopped chives
  • 1 tablespoon chopped pimientos
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tube (8 ounces) refrigerated crescent rolls
  • 1/2 cup seasoned bread crumbs
  • Additional chives

Directions

In a bowl, beat cream cheese and 2 tablespoons butter until smooth. Stir in chicken, milk, chives, pimientos, salt and pepper.
Separate crescent dough into four rectangles; firmly press perforations to seal. Spoon 1/2 cup chicken mixture into center of each rectangle. Bring four corners of dough together and twist; pinch edges to seal.
Brush tops of bundles with remaining butter. Sprinkle with bread crumbs. Place on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown. Tie a chive around each. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Savory Crescent Bundles in Country Woman September/October 1997, p22

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 566 calories, 34g fat (15g saturated fat), 110mg cholesterol, 1022mg sodium, 33g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 1g fiber), 28g protein.

  • 1 package (3 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted, divided
  • 2 cups cooked cubed chicken or turkey
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 tablespoon chopped chives
  • 1 tablespoon chopped pimientos
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tube (8 ounces) refrigerated crescent rolls
  • 1/2 cup seasoned bread crumbs
  • Additional chives
  1. In a bowl, beat cream cheese and 2 tablespoons butter until smooth. Stir in chicken, milk, chives, pimientos, salt and pepper.
  2. Separate crescent dough into four rectangles; firmly press perforations to seal. Spoon 1/2 cup chicken mixture into center of each rectangle. Bring four corners of dough together and twist; pinch edges to seal.
  3. Brush tops of bundles with remaining butter. Sprinkle with bread crumbs. Place on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown. Tie a chive around each. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Savory Crescent Bundles in Country Woman September/October 1997, p22

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BETTY 10 User ID: 4457794 48744
Reviewed Dec. 14, 2010

"easy & very good"

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Starlight_2848 User ID: 3710772 50499
Reviewed Dec. 2, 2010

"I have made this recipe alot. My son absolutely LOVES it. It is so easy, I do add peas so I can sneak them in."

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Trilby Yost User ID: 5195621 44164
Reviewed Jun. 8, 2010

"Tasty and just plain fun to make and eat."

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