Red Pepper Cheese Puffs

Serves 48
1 Serving = 3 cheese puffs

red pepper cheese puffs


  • 1 (8 ounce) package light or low–fat cream cheese, softened
  • 1 medium red bell pepper, cored, seeded, and minced
  • 1 cup grated parmesan cheese, divided use
  • ¼ cup minced cilantro
  • 2 (8 ounce) cans refrigerated reduced–fat crescent rolls


  1. Stir together softened cream cheese, ¾ cup parmesan cheese, bell pepper, and cilantro.
  2. Unroll crescent rolls, pressing perforations to seal. Using a small amount of flour and rolling pin, roll out dough into a larger rectangle.
  3. Spread half of the cream cheese mixture on each rectangle.
  4. Roll up, starting from long side of rectangle, jelly–roll fashion.
  5. Cut each roll into 24 equal pieces, using a serrated knife.
  6. Place on ungreased baking sheets.
  7. Sprinkle with the remaining ¼ cup of cheese.
  8. Bake at 375 degrees for 8-10 minutes or until puffy and golden brown.

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