Ingredients

  • 1 pkg. Pillsbury® Crescent Rolls
  • 1 lb. asparagus, woody stems removed
  • 3 oz. cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup(s) Cheddar or Jack Cheese, grated
  • 1 tsp. lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp. kosher salt and white pepper
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • Optional: 1/4 cup cooked bacon, minced or bacon bits

 

Cooking Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Combine cream cheese, cheddar or jack cheese, lemon juice, bacon, if using, salt and pepper.
  3. Steam asparagus until crisp tender. Dry thoroughly on paper towels.
  4. Roll out crescent rolls and separate at the seams. Brush about 1 teaspoon of the cream cheese filling across the wide end of each triangle. Add 2 spears of asparagus and roll up in the classic “crescent” shape.
  5. Place each roll on a cookie sheet and brush top of each roll with some of the egg wash.
  6. Bake for 10 minutes or until golden brown.