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Susan Davis
San Diego, CA
 Finalist in the 2000 Pillsbury Bake-Off® Contest
4 oz. (1 cup) finely shredded Muenster or Monterey Jack cheese
2 TBS finely chopped green onion tops
2 TBS finely chopped fresh cilantro or parsley
Dash salt
1 (4.5-oz.) can Old El Paso® Chopped Green Chiles, drained
1 (1 lb. 1.3-oz.) can Pillsbury® Grands!® Refrigerated Golden Corn 
Biscuits or 1 (1 lb. 0.3-oz.) can Pillsbury® Grands!® Refrigerated 
Buttermilk Biscuits
Prep Time: 20 Minutes (Ready in 45 Minutes)
1.Heat oven to 375°F. Spray large cookie sheet with nonstick cooking       spray. In small bowl, combine cheese, onions, cilantro, salt and green       chiles; mix well.
2.Separate dough into 8 biscuits. With serrated knife, cut each biscuit in       half horizontally to make 16 rounds. Press or roll each to form 3 1/2-inch      round. Place 1 tablespoon cheese mixture in center of each round. Fold       dough over filling; press edges with fork to seal. Form each filled biscuit into crescent shape. Place on sprayed cookie sheet.
3.Bake at 375°F. for 11 to 16 minutes or until golden brown. With       toothpick, make face to resemble moon on each crescent. Cool 5 minutes. 
Serve warm.

 16 snacks
Points per serving:  2
      SERVING SIZE:1 Snack
      Calories140Calories from Fat60
      Total Fat7g11 %
      Saturated3g15 %
      Cholesterol5mg2 %
      Sodium370mg15 %
      Total Carbohydrate14g5 %
      Dietary Fiber0g0 %
      Vitamin A2 %Vitamin C6 %
      Calcium6 %Iron4 %
      DIETARY EXCHANGES:1 Starch, 1 1/2 Fat
      OR 1 Carbohydrate, 1 1/2 Fat
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