“Found this in a 1997 Southern Living "Home for the Holidays" publication. Looks like a keeper. Chilling time required. May be frozen unbaked for up to 1 week.”
READY IN:
3hrs
YIELD:
64 appetizers
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a food processor, pulse flour, butter, cream cheese, and 1/2 teaspoon salt until dough leaves sides of bowl.
  2. Divide dough into 8 equal portions; wrap separately, and chill at least 1 hour.
  3. Meanwhile, prepare the pesto by baking the pine nuts in a shallow baking pan at 350F, 5 minutes or until toasted, stirring occasionally.
  4. Pulse pine nuts, basil leaves, Parmesan cheese, garlic, and 1/4 teaspoon salt in a food processor until smooth, stopping once to scrape down sides.
  5. Pour oil through food chute with processor running, and process until blended. Refrigerate until ready to use.
  6. On a lightly floured surface, roll one dough portion at a time into an 8-inch circle.
  7. Spread each circle with 3 Tablespoons pesto filling, leaving a 2-inch circle of uncovered dough in the center.
  8. Cut each into 8 wedges and roll up wedges, starting at wide end.
  9. Place, point side down, on a lightly greased baking sheets.
  10. May be frozen at this point for up to one week.
  11. Bake at 350F for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown.

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