Monday, March 28, 2016

Maple Sausage Cream Cheese Crescents


This three ingredients appetizer is a huge hit at our family gatherings. Maple sausage gives these a hint of flavor. Easy to make and loved by all.


Spicy sausage would work well here, or even plain sausage as well. Go with what you like, but I urge you to try the maple variety at least once.


Warm, tasty and always one of our most popular appetizers. Enjoy!



Maple Sausage Cream Cheese Crescents
Makes about 20-24 slices depending on thickness cut

Ingredients:
  • 8 oz. package cream cheese, softened
  • 1 lb. maple sausage (I like Jimmy Dean), cooked and fat drained
  • 1 package crescent rolls
Directions:
  1. Open the tubes of crescent dough and lay out on a piece of parchment paper. Press the seams together so there aren't any large gaps.
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine the cooked maple sausage and cream cheese and stir to combine. Add the mixture evenly between the sheet of crescent dough. Roll up lengthwise into a pinwheel. Wrap tightly in parchment or plastic wrap and chill for an hour or longer.
  3. When ready to bake, preheat oven to  375-f degrees. Slice into 1/4" thick pieces and bake on a parchment lined baking sheet for 10-12 minutes, until lightly browned on the edges. Let cool and transfer to a platter. (Ovens vary so check frequently once you hit the 10 minute mark. You may need to add 1-2 minutes extra.)
Recipe by Jam Hands.


3 comments:

  1. I've never had anything like this. Definitely going to try it.

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    1. Want to make for after Mass at church wonder how I could reheat.

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