Basil Garlic Crescents

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Quick, easy and impressive, these buttery bite-size rolls are great as appetizers or alongside a special meal. From Sharon Setzer: Gig Harbor, Washington. Serving Accompaniments: Grilled Scallop Salad, Gingered Flank Steak and Two-Tone Sherbet Torte. Recipe published in Quick Cooking May/June 2004.

Yield: 24 servings
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  • 1/2 cup(s) 4% cottage cheese
  • 1/2 cup(s) butter, softened
  • 1 3-ounce package(s) cream cheese (softened or cubed), softened
  • 1 1/2 cup(s) all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoon(s) olive oil
  • 1 cup(s) grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoon(s) minced fresh basil or 2 teaspoons dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon(s) garlic powder


  1. • In a food processor, combine cottage cheese, butter and cream cheese; cover and process until smooth. Add flour; cover and process until mixture forms a ball.
  2. • Divide dough into two portions. On a floured surface, roll each portion into a 10-in. circle. Brush with oil. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese, basil and garlic powder. Cut each circle into 12 wedges.
  3. • Roll up wedges from the wide end and place pointed side down 2 in. apart on greased baking sheets. Curve ends of each to form a crescent shape. Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown. Remove to wire racks; serve warm. Yield: 2 dozen.

August 2011

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