Sausage and Cheese Crescent Squares

  • Active Time 20m
  • Total Time 1h

32 servings

Sausage and two kinds of cheese turn crescent dough into a rich and tasty appetizer.

ingredients

  • 2 cans (8 ounces each) Pillsbury refrigerated crescent dinner rolls or 2 cans (8 ounces each) Pillsbury Crescent Recipe Creations refrigerated seamless dough sheet
  • 1 pound spicy or mild bulk pork sausage
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese
  • 2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese (8 ounces)

directions

Heat oven to 375 degrees F.

If using crescent rolls: Unroll 1 can of dough into 2 long rectangles. Place in an ungreased 13 x 9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish; press over the bottom and 1/2 inch up the sides to form the crust. If using dough sheets: Unroll 1 can of dough. Place in an ungreased 13 x 9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish; press over the bottom and 1/2 inch up the sides to form the crust.

In a 12-inch skillet, cook the sausage over medium heat, stirring frequently, until no longer pink. Remove the sausage from the skillet; discard the drippings. To the same skillet, add the cream cheese. Cook over low heat until melted. Add the cooked sausage; stir to coat. Spoon evenly over the crust in the baking dish. Sprinkle with cheese.

If using crescent rolls: Unroll the second can of dough on a work surface. Press to form a 13 x 9-inch rectangle; firmly press perforations to seal. Carefully place over the cheese. If using dough sheets: Unroll the second can of dough on a work surface. Press to form a 13 x 9-inch rectangle. Carefully place over the cheese.

Bake 21 to 26 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 15 minutes. Cut into small squares.

Recipe reprinted by permission of Pillsbury®. All rights reserved.

RecID 11961

nutrition information per serving

130 calories; 10g total fat; 20mg cholesterol; 220mg sodium; 6g carbohydrates; 0g fiber; 4g protein

These nutrition facts are calculated according to the ingredients listed in this recipe. Any substitutions will change these facts. Although we strive for accuracy, please note that food manufacturers occasionally change their food formulas, which could affect the calculations as shown.

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