Chicken Broccoli Butterflies

For a fun after-school snack and activity, get your kids into the kitchen to help make these adorable chicken and broccoli-filled butterflies!

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 40 min
  • Servings 5

Ingredients

1
box (10 oz) Green Giant™ frozen broccoli & cheese sauce
1
can (10.2 oz) Pillsbury™ Grands!™ Flaky Layers refrigerated original or buttermilk biscuits
1/2
cup diced cooked chicken
15
pretzel twists (not mini)
1/4
teaspoon yellow mustard
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Lightly spray cookie sheet with cooking spray.
  • 2 Cook broccoli & cheese sauce as directed on box. Pour into medium bowl; cut up large pieces of broccoli. Stir in chicken.
  • 3 Separate dough into 5 biscuits. Press or roll each to form 5 1/2-inch round. Spoon about 1/3 cup broccoli mixture onto center of each round; fold dough over filling, pinching edge and ends of dough well to seal. Place rolls on cookie sheet, seam side down. Place 1 pretzel on cookie sheet under each side of dough rolls for wings. Break pretzels to make antennae; press under top of each roll.
  • 4 Bake 12 to 16 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 5 minutes. Use mustard to make eyes and smiles on each butterfly.

Expert Tips

Use leftover cooked chicken or turkey, or deli roasted turkey for this recipe.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Butterfly
Calories
310
(
Calories from Fat
100),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
11%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
Trans Fat
2g
2%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
1030mg
1030%;
Total Carbohydrate
43g
43%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
0g
0%
),
Protein
10g
10%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
10%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.