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Cheesy Mushroom Bundles Recipe

Cheesy Mushroom Bundles      
Posted by: Bev Mon, 21 Jun 2004, at 8:02 a.m.

Ingredient Info Small mushrooms are easiest to wrap in the pastry squares.

Kitchen Tip
Puff pastry takes about 20 minutes to thaw at room temperature.

Make-Ahead Tip Make the bundles up to 12 hours ahead of time cover and refrigerate them. Brush the bundles with egg just before baking them.

24 (1-inch) mushrooms
1/4 cup chive and onion cream cheese
1/2 (17 1/4-0Z.) pkg. frozen puff pastry, thawed
1 egg, slightly beaten

Heat oven to 400F. Remove stems from mushrooms. Fill each mushroom with 1/2 teaspoon cream cheese. On lightly floured surface, roll puff pastry to 15xl0-inch rectangle. Cut into 24 (2 1/2-inch) squares.

For each bundle, place 1 filled mushroom in center of 1 pastry square. Draw 4 corners up to form small bundle; firmly pinch center to form  small knob. Place on ungreased cookie sheet. Brush bundles with egg.  Bake at 400F. for 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 5 minutes before serving.

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