It began like an episode of Dinner, Impossible. As of 5:00 today, I had absolutely no idea what we were going to bring to our neighborhood block party at 6:30, let alone the ingredients or time to make it. This was a problem for someone like me who feels the need to deliver the goods when faced with a potluck table.
Thanks to the trusty General Mills company store, Pillsbury Recipe Creations dough and some killer balsamic vinegar, we pulled it off (almost) on time.
We’ll call them Strawberry Balsamic Tartlets.
It’s a good thing we made an appearance, otherwise we would have missed an impressive Night to Unite showing from more than 85 families of Elm Creek Highlands. Especially awesome were the cow lasso and upside down horse bouncy house, all the neighborhood kids killing Gangnum Style, and meeting up with our fellow Jewel Lane comrades.
All in all, we thoroughly enjoyed our first National Night Out.
Until We Eat Again,
Two Happy Cooks
Strawberry Balsamic Tartlets
1 can Pillsbury Recipe Creations Crescent Dough
8 oz cream cheese
1 jar strawberry preserves
Good balsamic vinegar
Panko bread crumbs
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
Open the dough and stretch it to be 12 x 8 inches. Cut into 24 squares.
Place each square inside the ungreased indentation of a mini muffin tin. Make sure the corners are sticking out of the hole.
In each square, put 1/2 tsp cream cheese, 1/2 tsp preserves, drizzle balsamic to taste and sprinkle breadcrumbs on top.
Bake for 10-15 minutes or until golden brown.