Roasted Garlic Turkey Crescent Braid

Posted On September 27, 2008

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1/4 cup light cream cheese with roasted garlic (from 8-oz container)
1/4 cup chive-and-onion sour cream potato topper (from 12-oz container)

1 2/3  cups (about 1/2 lb) cooked turkey breast strips (1×1/4×1/8 inch)

2/3 cup shredded Italian cheese blend (2 1/2 oz)

1/3 cup julienne-cut sun-dried tomatoes in oil, drained, 1 tablespoon oil reserved

1 jar (4.5 oz) Green Giant® sliced mushrooms, well drained

1 can (8 oz) Pillsbury® refrigerated crescent dinner rolls

1 to 2 tablespoons beaten Eggland’s Best egg

2 to 3 tablespoons Fisher® Chef’s Naturals® Pine Nuts

1. Heat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease cookie sheet with shortening or cooking spray. In medium bowl, mix cream cheese and sour cream until smooth. Stir in turkey, cheese, tomatoes and mushrooms until well mixed.

2. Unroll dough into 2 long rectangles; place on cookie sheet. Overlap long sides to form 14×9-inch rectangle. Firmly press edges and perforations to seal.

3. Spread turkey mixture in 3-inch lengthwise strip down center of dough. With scissors or sharp knife, make cuts 1 inch apart on long sides of dough to within 1/2 inch of filling. Alternately cross strips over filling.

4. In small bowl, mix egg and reserved 1 tablespoon tomato oil until well mixed. Brush oil mixture over dough; sprinkle with pine nuts.

5. Bake 28 to 35 minutes or until deep golden brown. Cool 5 minutes. Cut crosswise into slices.

Barbara Carlson Eagan, MN   Bake-Off® Contest 39, 2000
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Eggland’s Best is a registered trademark of Eggland’s Best, Inc.

Fisher is a registered trademark of John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc. Elk Grove Village, IL

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