Chicken Macadamia Appetizers (Or Chicken Almond Appetizers)

“These are such special appetizers... I found these on another website and they were so good I had to share! Make sure you take the time to ensure that each one is sealed well and not over stuffed or the filling will run out while baking. Don't skip out on the bread crumbs either, they give this an extra special touch! (You can substitute your own pie crust rather than using refridgerated premade ones)”
READY IN:
50mins
SERVES:
16
YIELD:
16 appetizers
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (4 1/4 ounce) can chicken, spread
  • 14 cup roasted garlic cream cheese
  • 14 cup finely chopped green onion (4 medium)
  • 13 cup coarsely chopped macadamia nuts or 13 cup almonds
  • 1 (15 ounce) box refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box
  • water
  • 12 cup Italian style breadcrumbs

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 400°F
  2. In small bowl, mix chicken spread, cream cheese, onions and nuts.
  3. Place pie crusts flat onto work surface. With 2 1/4-inch round cutter, cut 16 rounds from each crust (rounds must be cut close together).
  4. Spoon about 1 tablespoon chicken mixture onto center of each of 16 rounds.
  5. Brush edges with water.
  6. Press remaining rounds slightly larger; fit each over chicken mixture. With fork, press edge of each to seal.
  7. Brush top and bottom of each with water; coat generously with bread crumbs.
  8. Place on ungreased cookie sheet.
  9. Prick top of each with fork.
  10. Bake 18 to 23 minutes or until golden brown.
  11. Cool 5 minutes.

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