Cheesy Onion and Tomato Puffs

Cheesy Onion and Tomato Puffs

Flaky puff pastries hold a tasty topping of caramelized onions, sun-dried tomatoes and Camembert cheese.

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sheet frozen puff pastry (from 17.3-ounce package), thawed
tablespoons butter or margarine
sweet onion, cut lengthwise into fourths and thinly sliced (2 1/2 cups)
teaspoons packed brown sugar
cup sun-dried tomatoes in oil and herbs, drained and finely chopped
round (4 ounces) Camembert cheese, cut into 3/4x3/4x 1/4-inch pieces
  1. Heat oven to 400°. Spray 2 cookie sheets with cooking spray. Unfold pastry on lightly floured surface. Roll into 12-inch square, trimming edges to make even. Cut into 6 rows by 6 rows to make 36 (2-inch) squares. Place on cookie sheets. Bake 12 to 15 minutes, rearranging cookie sheets after 6 minutes, until puffed and golden brown. Remove from cookie sheets to wire rack. Cool until slightly warm.
  2. Meanwhile, melt butter in 8-inch skillet over medium heat. Cook onion in butter 15 to 20 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tender. Stir in brown sugar. Cook and stir until onions are coated. Stir in tomatoes. Remove from heat; keep warm.
  3. Place cooled pastry squares on same cookie sheets. Press cheese piece into center of each pastry square. Fill with about 1 teaspoon onion mixture. Bake about 1 minute or until cheese is melted.
Makes 36 appetizers
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
A regular yellow onion can be substituted for the sweet onion.
The onion filling can be cooked, covered and refrigerated up to 24 hours ahead. Just before serving, assemble appetizers and bake as directed.
Special Touch
Sprinkle some chopped fresh parsley on top of these puffed bites. Add a few sprigs of fresh marjoram and sliced grape tomatoes to the serving platter for an instant touch of holiday.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Appetizer)
  • Calories 50
    • (Calories from Fat 35),
  • Total Fat 4g
    • (Saturated Fat 2g,),
  • Cholesterol 10mg;
  • Sodium 45mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 3g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
  • Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 0;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.