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Crescent Chicken Bundles

When I was expecting our third child, this was one of the meals I put in the freezer ahead of time. We now have four kids and they all like these rich chicken pockets. I've also made them with ham or smoked turkey. —Jo Groth, Plainfield, Iowa
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min.
  • Makes
    8 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 4 tablespoons butter, melted, divided
  • 2 tablespoons minced chives
  • 2 tablespoon whole milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 2 tubes (8 ounces each) refrigerated crescent rolls
  • 1 cup crushed seasoned stuffing

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°. Beat cream cheese, 2 tablespoons butter, chives, milk, salt and pepper until blended. Stir in chicken.
  • Unroll crescent roll dough and separate into eight rectangles; press perforations together. Spoon about 1/2 cup chicken mixture in the center of each rectangle. Bring edges up to the center and pinch to seal. Brush with remaining butter. Sprinkle with crushed stuffing, lightly pressing down.
  • Transfer to ungreased baking sheets. Bake until golden brown, 20-25 minutes.
    Freeze option: Freeze unbaked bundles on baking sheets until firm; transfer to a freezer container. May be frozen up to 2 months. To use, thaw in refrigerator. Bake as directed, increasing time as necessary to heat through.
Nutrition Facts
1 bundle: 363 calories, 21g fat (9g saturated fat), 90mg cholesterol, 622mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 24g protein.
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