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  1. Baked Pesto and Sun-Dried Tomato Appetizer

Baked Pesto and Sun-Dried Tomato Appetizer

00:30:00 Makes 16 servings, 2 Tbsp. each.
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Makes 16 servings, 2 Tbsp. each.

This creamy appetizer has it all-it's easy to make, looks beautiful and is full of tangy flavour.

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  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Unroll crescent dough to form 4 rectangles. Place 2 of the rectangles, side by side, on nonstick baking sheet. Firmly press seams and perforations together to seal. Reserve remaining dough for decorative garnish.
  • Cut block of cream cheese horizontally in half. Spread pesto onto bottom half of cream cheese; cover with tomatoes. Top with remaining cream cheese to form sandwich. Place in centre of dough. Bring up ends of dough around all sides of cream cheese to enclose completely; pinch ends of dough together to seal. Place, seam side down, on baking sheet.
  • Bake 20 min. Serve with Ritz Crackers and fresh vegetables.

Special Extra

Cut leftover crescent dough into fall shapes, such as leaves or apples and place on top of appetizer. Bake and cool as directed.

Make Ahead

To save time, prepare this recipe several hours ahead and refrigerate until ready to bake.


  • Makes 16 servings, 2 Tbsp. each.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size Makes 16 servings, 2 Tbsp. each.
Calories 100
% Daily Value
Total fat 8g
Saturated fat 3g
Cholesterol 15mg
Sodium 190mg
Carbohydrate 7g
Dietary fibre 0g
Protein 2g
Vitamin A 4 %DV
Vitamin C 0 %DV
Calcium 4 %DV
Iron 4 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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