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Green Chile Rollover Bites

Green Chile Rollover BitesYour guests will love these crispy, mini pastry bundles stuffed with green chiles and cream cheese.

A finalist in the 2002 Ortega® "Create a Fiesta, Win a Siesta!" Recipe Contest, this dish was submitted by Dallas Cole of Wilsonville, Oregon.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 (8-ounce) package refrigerated crescent rolls
2 (3-ounce each) packages cream cheese, softened, cut in half
2 (4-ounce each) cans ORTEGA® Diced Green Chiles
1/3 cup milk
1 large egg
1 1/3 cups dry bread crumbs
1(1.25-ounce) package ORTEGA® Taco Seasoning Mix
ORTEGA® Salsa, any flavor for dipping

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F (205°C). Grease baking sheet.
  2. Separate dough into four 3 x 6-inch rectangles on cutting board; press seams closed. Spread half block cream cheese onto each rectangle; top each rectangle with half can chiles. Fold rectangles in half lengthwise; cut each into eight pieces.
  3. Combine milk and egg in small bowl. Combine bread crumbs and seasoning mix in shallow dish. Dip each bite into milk mixture; roll in bread crumb mixture. Place on prepared baking sheet.
  4. Bake for 18 to 20 minutes or until golden brown. Serve with salsa.

Makes 32 appetizer servings.

Recipe and photograph are the property of Nestlé® &, used with permission.