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swaddled peppers

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Kathi Doyle
Wales, ME

These are so good. They will definitely be at our Super Bowl Party this year! I posted that this recipe would serve 8 but...believe me you will want more than just 2!!!

(1 rating)
yield 8 serving(s)
prep time 35 Min
cook time 15 Min

Ingredients For swaddled peppers

  • 4 oz
    cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1 tsp
    grated lime peel
  • 1 Tbsp
    chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 Tbsp
    lime juice
  • 1 can
    pillsbury refrigerated crescent dinner rolls
  • 8
    fresh whole jalapeno peppers
  • 1/4 c
    melted butter
  • 4 oz
    fresh parmesan cheese grated (1 cup)

How To Make swaddled peppers

  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F. Spray cookie sheet with cooking spray. In small bowl, mix cream cheese, lime peel, cilantro and lime juice until well blended; set aside. Carefully remove stems from chiles; cut each in half lengthwise. Remove and discard seeds.
  • 2
    Unroll dough on cutting board; separate into 8 triangles. From center of longest side to opposite point, cut each triangle in half, making 16 triangles.
  • 3
    For each appetizer, spoon 1 teaspoon cream cheese mixture into chile half; place chile, cream cheese side down, on dough triangle with point of chile near top point of triangle. Wrap sides of triangle up over chile; pinch to seal. Bring point of triangle down over end of chile to cover; pinch to seal.
  • 4
    In separate shallow dishes, place melted butter and Parmesan cheese. Dip each dough-wrapped chile into butter; roll in cheese to coat. Place on sprayed cookie sheet.
  • 5
    Bake at 375°F. for 10 to 15 minutes or until golden brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheet. Serve warm.

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