Cream Cheese Encroute

Cream Cheese Encroute Recipe

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Stephanie Heitmeier


This is a great recipe if you love cream cheese. The sky's the limit with the ingredients you can add to this appetizer. Very easy


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15 Min


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  • 8 oz
    cream cheese
  • 8
    halves of marinated roasted tomatoes or sundried
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 1
    clove of garlic chopped
  • 8 oz
    refrigerated crescent rolls
  • 1
  • 1 tsp

How to Make Cream Cheese Encroute


  1. Slice cream cheese horizontally and lay out flat.
  2. Spread pesto over one half of cheese...then add tomatoes and garlic. Lay other half of cream cheese on top.
  3. Flatten out you crescent rolls so there are no seams. Lay filled block of cheese in the middle of dough and wrap.
  4. Seam side down on baking dish. Mix together egg and water to make a "wash" and brush over the dough.
  5. Bake at 375 for 15 -20 minutes till golden brown. Serve with crackers. I loved to add sliced black olives and minced green onion. YOu really can fill it with anything that it not to liquidy
  6. Another variation - Cranberry jelly....crushed pineapple totally drained of juice and crushed pistachios

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About Cream Cheese Encroute

Course/Dish: Cheese Appetizers

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