Chili-Cheese Twists

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 40 min
  • Servings 28

Ingredients

1
sheet frozen puff pastry (from 17.3-oz package)
1
egg
1
tablespoon water
1/2
cup finely shredded Cheddar cheese (2 oz)
1
tablespoon chili powder

Steps

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  • 1
    Thaw pastry sheet at room temperature 30 minutes. Meanwhile, in small bowl, beat egg and water until well blended; set aside. In another small bowl, mix cheese and chili powder.
  • 2
    Heat oven to 400°F. Spray large cookie sheet with cooking spray.
  • 3
    On lightly floured surface, roll thawed pastry sheet with rolling pin into 14x10-inch rectangle; cut in half lengthwise. Brush egg mixture over both rectangles; reserve remaining egg mixture. Spread cheese mixture evenly over 1 rectangle; top with second rectangle, egg side down. Gently roll pastry to seal.
  • 4
    Cut pastry crosswise into 28 (1/2-inch) strips. Twist strips; place 2 inches apart on cookie sheet, pressing ends down. Brush with remaining egg mixture.
  • 5
    Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm or at room temperature.

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Tips

Expert Tips

  • These cheesy twists can be made up to a month ahead and frozen until ready to bake. Increase bake time to 15 minutes.
  • Store the twists refrigerated in an airtight container up to one week.
  • Serve the twist in glass tumblers to add height to the appetizer buffet table.

Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
Calories
60
Calories from Fat
40
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4 1/2g
7%
Saturated Fat
1 1/2g
8%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
20mg
7%
Sodium
40mg
2%
Potassium
15mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
4g
1%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
0g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
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 Choice
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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