Chicken Puffs

This is leftover chicken at its best, and whether you serve these as pass-around appetizers or make them bigger and serve 2 on a plate as dinner appetizers, your company will think you started from scratch just for them!

What You'll Need

  • 2 (3 ounce each) small packages cream cheese, softened
  • 3 tablespoon butter, melted and divided
  • 1 1/2 cup diced cooked chicken
  • 2 tablespoon milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 tablespoon minced onion
  • 2 tablespoon diced pimentos
  • 2 (8 ounce each) cans crescent rolls

What to Do

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together cream cheese and 2 tablespoons melted butter. Add chicken, milk, garlic powder, salt, pepper, minced onion, and pimientos; mix well
  3. Separate each package of crescent rolls into four rectangles. Spoon chicken filling into center of each rectangle, distributing it evenly. Bring ends up together, pinch closed, and twist.
  4. Brush with reserved 1 tablespoon of melted butter.
  5. Place puffs on a greased baking sheet and bake 12-15 minutes, or until golden brown.


You can use all white meat chicken, all dark, or a combination. Whatever you have and prefer. And how 'bout adding a sprinkle of your favorite spice?


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