Baked Cheese, Vegetable, & Chicken Twist

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Thank you so much Mom for sharing this absolutely, wonderful dish with me.  I made it myself last Sunday and everyone loved it!!!  This was incredible.  I brought it to church and came home with no left-overs!  This will be my go-to dish when I need to bring something  to a party.

ingredients 1

I also added 12 oz of Italian dressing marinated chicken to this recipe.

add cream cheese and cheese 3

Add cream cheese and Italian cheese blend in bowl.

mix cheeses 4

Mix well.

mix cheese and cut veggies 5

Pour cut vegetables and cooked chicken to a bowl.  Stir in cheese mixture to coat.

grease oan 6

Place aluminum foil on pizza pan and spray generously with baking spray.

unroll crescents 7

Unroll crescent rolls into triangles and form a sun shape.

spoon mixture 8

Spoon vegetable cheese mixture towards wider ends of crescent rolls.

fold mixture 8

Bring outside points of triangles up over filling, then tuck under dough in center of ring to cover filling. Bake 40 minutes at 375 degrees. Near end, sprinkle some cheese on top if desired.

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Sooooo good, thanks again Mom!

Baked Cheese, Vegetable, & Chicken Twist (Adapted from http://www.kraftrecipes.com)

Ingredients:

2 eggs

4 oz cream cheese, softened

1/2 cup shredded Italian cheese blend

3 cups frozen broccoli florets or cuts, thawed

1/2 pound fresh mushrooms, cut into quarters

1/2 cup cherry tomatoes, cut in half

12 oz cooked chicken marinated in Italian dressing

1/2 small onion, diced

2 cans (8 oz  each) refrigerated crescent rolls

Directions:

Heat oven to 375ºF.

Mix first 3 ingredients in large bowl until well blended. Stir in next 5 ingredients.

Unroll dough; separate into 16 triangles. Arrange in 11-inch circle on foil-covered baking sheet, with short sides of triangles overlapping in center and points of triangles toward outside. (There should be a 5-inch diameter opening in center of circle.) Spoon cheese mixture onto dough near center of circle. Bring outside points of triangles up over filling, then tuck under dough in center of ring to cover filling.

Bake 35 to 40 min. or until crust is golden brown and filling is heated through. Sprinkle additional cheese and melt if desired.

Nutritional Information for 1/16 of a serving of Cheese, Vegetable, & Chicken Twist:

Calories: 165

Fat: 10 grams

Carbohydrates: 14 grams

Fiber: 1 gram

Protein: 5 grams

Weight Watchers Points Plus for 1/16 of a serving: 4 Points Plus

 

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