Oscar Worthy Appetizers

Tomorrow night the stars will be out in full force to see who takes Oscar home. Once again I haven’t seen most of the nominated films, but that doesn’t keep me from having my favourites.

I think Les Misérables will do well this year. My prediction is that Anne Hathaway and Hugh Jackman will take home Oscars.  Les Misérables also has a good chance of taking home the Oscar for cinematography.  I predict Argo will take home the Best Picture award. Other then those films I am at a loss and any predictions I could offer would be little more than guesses.

In honor of Oscar night I came up with some appetizers and even a dessert that is quick, easy and perfect for bringing a bit of class to a celebration at home. Serves 2 -8

What you will need for the appetizers and/or dessert:

  • 1 package of  Pillsbury Crescent rolls
  • cooked chicken or turkey pulled apart into smaller pieces
  • thyme
  • salt
  • pepper
  • parsley
  • frozen raspberries
  • a wheel of brie
  • semi sweet chocolate chips

Preheat the oven to 375F. Lay out the crescent rolls on parchment paper and pinch together the pre-cut seams so that you can cut out 8 squares.

Chicken and Brie appetizer

This is where it gets fun. You can build these any way that you like. I tried them a few different ways. The first two I stacked

  • small triangle of brie
  • chicken
  • pinch of thyme
  • pinch of parsley
  • pinch of salt
  • pinch of pepper

Two others I stacked the same as above but topped it with a raspberry.

Chicken, brie and raspberry appetizer

For the desserts I stacked two squares with Frozen raspberries and semi sweet chocolate chips. The other two were filled with raspberries and brie.

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Bring the sides up and pinch all the seams together.

Oscar dessert

Bake in a 375F oven for 10-12 minutes or until the crust is a nice golden brown. Let cool for 1-2 minutes.

Oscar appetizers
From top left – Raspberry/brie, Raspberry/chocolate, Chicken/brie/raspberry, Chicken/Brie

Each one offers a sweet or savory taste that is so good that you won’t want to share.

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  1. I actually love the chicken/brie idea for a finger food for my toddler! I have been looking for healthy alternatives to the boring old sandwich – what a great hand-held alternative!

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