Red Pepper Cheese Puffs

Serves 48
1 Serving = 3 cheese puffs

Nutrition Facts-

Serving Size (18g)

Servings Per Container

Amount Per Serving
Calories 50 Calories from Fat 25

% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2.5g 4%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 5mg 1%
Sodium 35mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 5g 2%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Sugars 1g
Protein 2g
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 8%
Calcium 2% Iron 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

Calories: 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less than 65g 80g
Saturated Fat Less than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate 300g 375g
Dietary Fiber 25g 30g

Calories per gram:

Fat 9 • Carbohydrate 4 • Protein 4

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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