Creamy Crab Puffs

Sweet crab, surrounded by creamy cheese enveloped in a tender flaky crescent crust.

Sweet crab, surrounded by creamy cheese enveloped in a tender flaky crescent crust.

Creamy Crab Puffs

12 Servings - Serving Size: 2 Crab Puffs

Creamy Crab Puffs

Sweet crab, surrounded by creamy cheese enveloped in a tender flaky crescent crust.

Ingredients:

  • 1 can (8 ounce) crescent roll dough
  • 2 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup light mayonnaise
  • 3/4 cup imitation crab meat, minced
  • 2 slices onion, minced
  • 1/4 green bell pepper minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 egg white
  • 1 tablespoon water

Directions:

  1. Heat oven to 375F.
  2. Spray cookie sheet with cooking spray.
  3. Unroll dough onto lightly floured surface.
  4. If dough is serrated, use a rolling pin to pinch edges together.
  5. Cut dough into 24 squares.
  6. Place dough squares onto the prepared cookie sheet.
  7. In small bowl, combine cream cheese, mayonnaise, crab meat, mince onion, and garlic powder.
  8. Drop spoonfuls of crab mixture into the middle of the dough square, spreading diagonally to two separate corners.
  9. Bring the two opposite corners, without the filling towards the middle, overlapping each other to seal.
  10. In a small bowl, beat egg and water to create egg wash.
  11. Brush each crab puff with the egg wash.
  12. Bake 10 to 15 minutes or until golden brown.
  13. Let cool on cookie sheet for 2 minutes.
  14. Remove from cookie sheet to serving platter.
  15. Serve warm.
http://www.thehungryhoarder.com/2013/02/03/creamy-crab-puffs/

Recipe adapted from Pillsbury

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