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Chicken Cordon Bleu Cupcakes

These savory cocktail cupcakes go together in minutes using canned biscuit dough, chicken nuggets, deli ham, Swiss cheese and cream cheese and bake up into tasty bites. Perfect for appetizers and tailgate parties
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 16 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Servings 10 cupcakes

Equipment

  • mini muffin pan

Ingredients
  

  • 1 can 5 count, refrigerated biscuit dough*
  • 10 chicken nuggets* I used Chick Fil-A nuggets
  • 3-4 slices deli ham, cut into wide strips*
  • 3 slices Swiss cheese*
  • 1/4 cup whipped chive cream cheese*
  • Honey Mustard dressing I used Ken's Honey Mustard salad dressing

Instructions
 

  • Gently separate each biscuit into 2 halves
  • Place halves in a sprayed mini muffin pan, pushing down the center
  • Fill center with 2 tsps cream cheese
  • Wrap each nugget with a strip of ham and place on top of cream cheese
  • Top each cupcake with a square of Swiss cheese
  • Bake at 375 degrees for 12 minutes, check and continue baking until dough is golden 3-5 more minutes
  • Serve immediately with honey mustard dressing for dipping

Notes

*Variations and substitutions:
cooked chicken, rotisserie chicken, grilled chicken nuggets
cooked bacon for ham
Gruyère or Manchego for Swiss
mayonnaise, honey mustard, or Alfredo for cream cheese
Puff pastry or pie dough for biscuits {cooking time will be longer}
Keyword appetizer bites, chicken biscuits, chicken Cordon Bleu, cocktail cupcakes