Stuffed Crescent Roll Carrots

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  • Prep 35 min
  • Total40 min
  • Ingredients8
  • Servings8

These carrot crescents are filled with a flavorful herbed cream cheese for the perfect springtime side dish.

Ingredients

  • 8
    (12×4-inch) sheets of foil

  • 1can (8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent rolls or 1 can (8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent dough sheet
  • 1package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4cup chopped fresh chives
  • 1teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 1/4teaspoon salt
  • 16small sprigs fresh parsley
  • Steps

    • 1Heat oven to 400°F. Roll sheets of foil from shorter ends into cone-shaped molds. Unroll dough on work surface; if using crescent rolls, press seams to seal. Use pizza cutter or knife to cut dough lengthwise into 8 (1-inch) strips.
    • 2Wrap 1 strip around each foil mold to create carrot shape. Place 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheet.
    • 3Bake 7 to 9 minutes or until golden brown. Transfer to cooling rack; cool completely before removing foil molds.
    • 4In medium bowl, beat cream cheese, parsley, chives, lemon peel and salt with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth and combined. Pipe or spoon cream cheese mixture into cavity of each crescent. Top with 2 sprigs parsley for carrot top.

    • Gently twist foil molds for easier removal from crescents.
    • Swap cream cheese mixture with your own favorite filling, such as egg salad or chicken salad.

    Nutrition Facts

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    200
    Calories from Fat
    130
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    15g
    23%
    Saturated Fat
    7g
    37%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
    Sugars
    4g
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    15%
    15%
    Vitamin C
    6%
    6%
    Calcium
    4%
    4%
    Iron
    4%
    4%
    Exchanges:

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