Meatball Poppers

Meatball Poppers

Meatball Poppers
Meatball Poppers
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The best appetizer recipes are quick, tasty bites that are hearty, but not too filling. Meatball Poppers are exactly that! They're meatball-filled crescent rolls that everyone at your next party will love. A little Parmesan cheese gives the poppers some saltiness, while the sauerkraut provides a tangy balance. This recipe is crazy easy because you can buy most of the components pre-made from the grocery store, like the crescent rolls and the meatballs. Of course, you can also make your own if you prefer. Either way, these savory bite-sized rolls are sure to please a crowd.

Ingredients

  • 12 refrigerated or frozen (thawed) cooked meatballs
  • Sauerkraut
  • 1 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons Thousand Island dressing
  • Caraway seeds
  • 2 (8-ounce) cans crescent dinner rolls
  • 1 egg, well beaten
  • Cooking spray

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly spray 24 regular-size muffin cups with cooking spray.

  2. Cut each meatball in half; set aside. In a small bowl, mix sauerkraut, cheese, dressing, salt and 1 teaspoon of the caraway seed until well blended.

  3. Unroll both cans of crescent dough; separate into 8 rectangles. Firmly seal perforations. Cut each rectangle into 3 equal pieces. Press each piece into 2 x 4 inch rectangle.

  4. Gently press 1 rectangle into the bottom and up the side of each muffin cup, leaving both ends hanging over side of cup.

  5. Place 1 meatball half, flat side down, in center of each cup. Spoon 2 rounded teaspoons of the sauerkraut mixture onto each meatball. Bring the ends of dough up over the filling; pinch tops to seal, leaving 2 small openings on sides to vent steam. Brush egg over dough and sprinkle with remaining 1 teaspoon caraway seed.

  6. Bake 12 to 18 minutes or until golden brown. Immediately remove from pan to cooling rack; cool 5 minutes. Serve warm.

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Hmm...I'm not a big fan of this recipe. It doesn't look very appealing and I am unsure how the meatballs would pair with the thousand island dressing. Also, the addition of the caraway seeds is interesting because that is such a unique flavor. Has anyone ever tried this recipe and can prove me wrong?!

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