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Kickin' Spinach Cheese Bites

Great recipe for parties or fall football

Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword football, spinach
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Cooling time 5 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 48 bites


  • 1 box frozen chopped spinach (9oz)
  • 1 8oz package cream cheese (softened)
  • ¼ cup ricotta cheese
  • 6 oz provolone cheese, shredded (1½ cups)
  • ¼ cup finely chopped pickled jalapeño slices (drained from 11.5oz jar)
  • 2 cans Pillsbury Crescent Recipe Creations refrigerated seamless dough sheet


  1. Preheat oven to 375°.

  2. Lightly spray 48 nonstick mini muffin cups with cooking spray.

  3. Microwave frozen spinach as directed on box.

  4. Squeeze dry with paper towels.

  5. In medium bowl, beat cream cheese and ricotta cheese with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended.

  6. Stir in spinach, shredded cheese and jalapeños until well blended.

  7. Unroll 1 dough sheet. Press into 8x12" rectangle.

  8. Cut dough sheet into 24 squares. Press 1 square in bottom and up side of each mini muffin cup.

  9. Spoon 1 rounded teaspoon spinach mixture into each cup.

  10. Repeat with remaining dough sheet and filling.

  11. Bake 8 to12 minutes or until edges of dough are golden brown.

  12. Immediately remove from pan to serving platter.

  13. Cool 5 minutes. Serve warm.