Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Turkey bacon cream cheese puff pastry bites

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Bite-sized appetizers are a surefire method to entice the stomach to grumble for the main course, whatever it may be. These savory turkey bacon cream cheese puff pastries are one of the first creations I attempted in the kitchen adapted from a magazine clipping, back in my early teen years. I had forgotten about them until recently when my sweet auntie and little cousins requested them for a spontaneous tea party. Not only are they easy to make, but their bitty size, endearing shape, and flavor-packed taste make them a flaky and comforting winner at get-togethers of all sorts. Perhaps these shall make it onto our Thanksgiving menu this year! bacon cream cheese savory bites 3
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Turkey Bacon Cream Cheese Puff Pastry Bites
16 oz crescent roll dough
8 oz reduced-fat cream cheese
8 slices turkey bacon, cooked until crisp, crumbled
1/4 cup onion, minced
2 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped
1/3 cup fresh Parmesan cheese
1 tbsp fat-free milk

1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. In a large bowl, mix cream cheese, turkey bacon, onion, parsley, Parmesan, and milk until well blended. Set aside.
2. Divide crescent roll dough into 4 rectangles. Spread each rectangle evenly with 2 tbsp cream cheese mixture.
3. Cut each rectangular piece of dough into six smaller rectangles. Cut each of the six small rectangles diagonally into triangular wedges. Fold a side of each triangle down so that there is a flap of dough over the cream cheese mixture.
4. Place puff pastry bites onto a greased baking sheet. Bake for about 12 minutes, until golden brown. Serve immediately.


  1. these looks amazing.. and your photos are beautiful!

  2. Lovely, they look so tasty!! <3 I have to try this recipe!

    And the photos are great!

  3. These look delicious. I love everything and anything pastry.

  4. Wow!!! These look AMAZING, Helen!! :) I'll def. be making these soon!

    Just an fyi-- I featured you on my blog today. Be sure to check it out. You're too inspiring not too tell people about your cute blog!!

  5. ooh these look scrumptious!! and i just happen to have some leftover bacon and cream cheese but i need to stop by the store for the other ingredients. and i love the one or two biter snacks

  6. Oh my scrumptious!!! I want this! :)
    xo TJ

  7. This looks absolutely delicious!


  8. Those look so good!


  9. Totally drooling right now!!! YUM.

  10. Yummy! Another recipe to collect. I should really try it out ...one of these days.

  11. Please can you post some of these to me? I might gobble them up in one sitting though!

    This looks sooo delicious!

  12. aww a spontaneous tea party- you're just so darn adorable! and this actually sounds super good and pretty easy to make. i may try my hand at this as a thanksgiving dinner appetizer. i'm so pinning this!

  13. I remember when you taught me how to make these in high school!!

    <3 Annie

  14. Yum! These look so good, and your photography is beautiful! I seriously am coveting it :)

  15. Thanks for your recipe! I'll try!

  16. You have the most gorgeous photos. And this looks INCREDIBLE!

  17. Yum, will certainly try this recipe. These tiny bites look so tasty. Thank you for sharing.

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  18. Those look SO yummy...I could totally go for some...even for breakfast :)

    The Other Side of Gray


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