Savory Crescent Chicken Squares (8-08)

Posted On August 10, 2008

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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, August 2008
Makes: 4 sandwiches

1  3 oz pkg cream cheese, softened

1 Tbs margarine or 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 (8-oz.) can Pillsbury® Refrigerated Crescent Dinner Rolls

1 tablespoon margarine or butter, melted

3/4 cup seasoned croutons, crushed

1. Heat oven to 350°F. In medium bowl, combine cream cheese and 1 tablespoon softened margarine; beat until smooth. Add chicken, chives, salt, pepper, milk and pimientos; mix well.

2. Separate dough into 4 rectangles. Firmly press perforations to seal. Spoon ½   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 margarine; sprinkle with crushed croutons.

3. Bake at 350°F. for 25 to 30 minutes or until golden brown.

Doris Castle
River Forest, Il

Bake Off Contest@ 25, 1974

$25,000 Grand Prize Winner


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