Sausage and Cheese Crescent Squares

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


Sausage and Cheese Crescent Squares

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Ingredients
  • 2  8  ounce cans 
    Pillsbury® refrigerated crescent dinner rolls or 2 cans (8 oz each) Pillsbury® Crescent Recipe Creations® refrigerated seamless dough sheet
  • 1   pound 
    spicy or mild bulk pork sausage
  • 1  8  ounce package 
    cream cheese
  • 2   cups 
    shredded sharp Cheddar cheese (8 oz)
Directions
1.
Heat oven to 375 degrees F.
2.
If using crescent rolls: Unroll 1 can of dough into 2 long rectangles. Place in ungreased 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish; press over bottom and 1/2 inch up sides to form crust. If using dough sheets: Unroll 1 can of dough. Place in ungreased 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish; press over bottom and 1/2 inch up sides to form crust.
3.
In 12-inch skillet, cook sausage over medium heat, stirring frequently, until no longer pink. Remove sausage from skillet; discard drippings. To same skillet, add cream cheese. Cook over low heat until melted. Add cooked sausage; stir to coat. Spoon evenly over crust in baking dish. Sprinkle with cheese.
4.
If using crescent rolls: Unroll second can of dough on work surface. Press to form 13x9-inch rectangle; firmly press perforations to seal. Carefully place over cheese. If using dough sheets: Unroll second can of dough on work surface. Press to form 13x9-inch rectangle. Carefully place over cheese.
5.
Bake 21 to 26 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 15 minutes. Cut into small squares.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 130, Fat, total (g) 10, chol. (mg) 20, sat. fat (g) 4.5, carb. (g) 6, Trans fatty acid (g) 1, fiber (g) 0, sugar (g) 1, pro. (g) 4, sodium (mg) 220, calcium (mg) 13.13, Milk () 0, Vegetables () 0, Lean Meat () 0, High-Fat Meat () 0.5, Fat () 1, Carb Choice () 0.5, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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