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“A friend introduced me to these popovers, and I enhanced the recipe a bit by adding jalapeno peppers," explains Vicki Bluemner in Collinsville, Illinois. "My family has enjoyed these for almost 18 years. Hope yours does, too.”
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 15 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 15 min.
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (3 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tablespoons 2% milk
  • 1 tablespoon pickled jalapeno slices, chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 2 tubes (8 ounces each) refrigerated crescent rolls
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 4 teaspoons seasoned bread crumbs
  • MUSHROOM SAUCE:
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of mushroom soup, undiluted
  • 1/2 cup 2% milk

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 391 calories, 22g fat (8g saturated fat), 51mg cholesterol, 841mg sodium, 28g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 1g fiber), 17g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese, milk, jalapenos and pepper until blended. Stir in chicken and onion.
  2. Separate crescent dough into eight rectangles; seal perforations. Spoon 1/4 cup chicken mixture onto the center of each rectangle; bring corners up to the center and pinch edges to seal.
  3. Place on an ungreased baking sheet. Brush with butter; sprinkle with bread crumbs. Bake at 375° for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown.
  4. In a small saucepan, combine soup and milk. Cook and stir over medium heat until heated through. Serve with bundles.
    Freeze option: Freeze baked cooled bundles in a resealable plastic freezer bag. To use, reheat on an ungreased baking sheet in a preheated 350° until heated through. Meanwhile, prepare mushroom sauce as directed.
    Yield: 8 servings.
Editor's Note: Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.
Originally published as Spicy Chicken Bundles in Simple & Delicious March/April 2008, p37


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justmbeth User ID: 1196484 88088
Reviewed Nov. 13, 2014

"These were good. Next time I'll add more jalapeno slices and skip the sauce, although my husband didn't mind the sauce. I just don't think it added anything to the flavor of the bundles."

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gipsongirl529 User ID: 6591092 100387
Reviewed Mar. 15, 2012

"I used the entire 8oz brick but used chopped green chillies instead of jalepenos as my husband doesn't like them. They were yumy!"

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kari92784 User ID: 3071501 158104
Reviewed Feb. 22, 2011

"I made a lighter version of the Spicy chicken bundles.

Fat Free cream cheese
reduced fat cresent rolls
spray butter
no bread crumbs
Still tasted great!
These were pretty easy, and really good!"

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NeenieBug User ID: 5769494 172752
Reviewed Jan. 18, 2011

"I also used the 8 oz. cream cheese...not sure how the 3 oz. would work. I LOVE this recipe, and so does my family."

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cmcantu712 User ID: 4379395 104358
Reviewed Jun. 17, 2010

"This is one of my husband's favorite dishes!"

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alexismd User ID: 4533558 171699
Reviewed Mar. 17, 2010

"Very tasty and easy to make. I actually added a little more cream cheese than what was called for (about 4-5 oz). Still came out great. I wasn't sure if it was a mistake, but my grocer only sells 8oz pkgs of cream cheese."

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