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Chicken Cordon Bleu in Pastry

Baking chicken breasts in a flaky dough makes them turn out moist and delicious every time. This fancy dish is nice to serve family as well as guests.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 tube (8 ounces) refrigerated crescent rolls
  • 1/4 cup spreadable chive and onion cream cheese
  • 4 thin slices deli ham
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 4 slices Swiss cheese

Directions

  • On an ungreased baking sheet, separate dough into four rectangles; seal perforations. Spread 1 tablespoon cream cheese lengthwise down the center of each rectangle. Place ham widthwise over dough. Arrange chicken in center of each rectangle. Wrap ham around chicken. At each long end, pinch dough together around chicken, forming points.
  • Bake at 375° until a thermometer inserted in the chicken reads 170°, about 15 minutes. Top with slice of Swiss cheese; bake until cheese is melted and pastry is golden brown, about 5 minutes longer.
Nutrition Facts
1 serving: 428 calories, 26g fat (12g saturated fat), 66mg cholesterol, 807mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 0 fiber), 21g protein.

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