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Windy City Crescent Rolls

Disclaimer: This recipe totally contains some store-bought dough. Gasp! I know, I know…

I started making these rolls a couple of years ago at  Thanksgiving and Christmastime and they’ve been a big hit with Greg’s family, in particular with my father-in-law (hi Bill!). Served warm and gooey and stuffed with feta and spinach, it’s hard to eat just one.


I got the idea for these when the wife of one of our hospice patients made something similar and sent a whole tray of them to one of our team meetings. They were still warm when I got my hands on them and were so good that I decided to try to replicate them. I’m sure that our patient’s wife made the dough from scratch, and you’re welcome to do the same, but sadly making pastry doughs and breads is an area I haven’t really explored yet. Hence the Pillsbury crescent rolls. I know, I KNOW, shame on me.

Anyway, these are simple to make and always a great addition to a meal. Enjoy!


Windy City Crescent Rolls

Serves 6-8


  • 2 tubes Pillsbury (or whatever brand) crescent rolls, 8 ct
  • 4 oz crumbled feta cheese
  • 4 oz shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 3 oz fresh baby spinach (about half of a pre-washed bag), chopped
  • 2 oz black olives, finely diced (*this ingredient is optional)
  • 1 egg white, beaten
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • dash salt and pepper

Preheat oven to 350. Begin by chopping the spinach and olives and putting them in a large mixing bowl. Add the feta, mozzarella, red pepper flakes and salt and pepper. Toss thoroughly and set bowl aside.


Unroll the crescent dough and divide into triangles. Using a spoon, place tiny heaps of spinach mixture on the wide part of the dough triangle.


Roll them up! (Thanks to my mother-in-law for this demonstration. Hi Rita!)


Place on a greased cookie sheet. Before putting them in the oven lightly brush each roll with the egg white. Bake for 15 minutes or until golden brown.



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  1. These are delicious!! Plan to eat at least two every time! (Gee, my counter top and my hands made your blog!) Rita

    Comment by Rita on January 22, 2010 at 9:16 am

  2. Thanks for your help with the photos, Rita!!

    Comment by Claire Bidwell Smith on January 22, 2010 at 9:17 am

  3. Another fantastic looking recipe – I bet my kids will fight over the last one!

    Comment by Wendy on January 22, 2010 at 9:50 am

  4. Let me know if you try it!

    Comment by Claire Bidwell Smith on January 22, 2010 at 10:08 am

  5. Wowwee, I’m making my list, and off to the store for these ingredients. Add a big pot of simmering chicken soup, and dinner is done!! Thanks!

    Comment by Susan Sanford Steyl on January 22, 2010 at 12:59 pm

  6. Ooh, sounds like a yummy dinner menu! Let me know how the rolls turn out!

    Comment by Claire Bidwell Smith on January 22, 2010 at 5:03 pm

  7. Claire – I have been dreaming about these since I read your recipe!!! Just one Q………….how big should I cut the triangles into??

    Comment by Kyelie on January 24, 2010 at 4:32 am

  8. In my experience the store bought dough (Pillsbury for example) comes with pre-cut triangles!

    Comment by Claire Bidwell Smith on January 24, 2010 at 8:17 am

  9. Thanks Claire :) I’m in Australia but going to try these out this week. Can’t wait! Love your blog.

    Comment by Kyelie on January 26, 2010 at 2:39 pm

  10. Let me know how they turn out!!

    Comment by Claire Bidwell Smith on January 27, 2010 at 5:48 pm

  11. Totally just made these! My husband loved them (he consumed 6!). Thanks for the post. Great blog!

    Comment by Celia on January 27, 2010 at 6:34 pm

  12. Yay! Glad you enjoyed them! (And the blog.)

    Comment by Claire Bidwell Smith on January 28, 2010 at 7:53 am

  13. They look very nice. I had about three breakdowns and lost my desire to cook anymore. I would love them served up to me however.
    You have a wonderful way with words. I am a writer and people say I have a way with words also. The Sydney Morning Herald guy said you had a way with words.
    Your post on your mother made tears roll down my face. It was so deep and rich with emotion

    Comment by Matthew Robert Payne on January 29, 2010 at 6:41 am

  14. Thanks, Matthew. Im sorry to hear of your hardship.

    Comment by Claire Bidwell Smith on January 29, 2010 at 7:22 am

  15. Hi Claire,
    I want to make these for my boyfriend this weekend. I was wondering if I could use something other then feta? He’s not a fan of it. What side dish would be a good compliment to these? Any help would be greatly appreciated. These sound yummy!!!

    Comment by Deborah on May 18, 2012 at 2:57 pm

  16. Love this! Made it tonight for my Bible study group, it was given rave reviews!

    Comment by Marina on May 18, 2012 at 8:42 pm

  17. Hi Deborah, I would serve these with soup and salad!

    Comment by Claire Bidwell Smith on May 19, 2012 at 7:38 am

  18. Glad they were so enjoyed, Marina!

    Comment by Claire Bidwell Smith on May 19, 2012 at 7:39 am

  19. Thought you might like to know that you inspired me to make my own version of these! They were yummy! :)
    I blogged about them here if you’re interested:

    Comment by Becca @ Amuse Your Bouche on May 29, 2012 at 5:50 am

  20. Wow, those look great Becca!

    Comment by Claire Bidwell Smith on May 30, 2012 at 11:07 am

  21. These look so good. I would like to serve them at my “Wine Down Friday” event I have at my Boutique. Serving them warm wouldn’t be practical. Have you served them cold?

    Comment by Kim on June 2, 2012 at 1:14 pm

  22. I haven’t served them cold but I think they would still be good!

    Comment by Claire Bidwell Smith on June 2, 2012 at 1:54 pm

  23. These look so good I am going to try making them this week sometime. Can they be served hot or cold/ has anyone tried it yet/


    Comment by Sarah Tanner on June 4, 2012 at 2:46 am

  24. I think they’re best hot, but they’re still good room-temperature Sarah!

    Comment by Claire Bidwell Smith on June 4, 2012 at 8:34 am

  25. Just had these and they were amazing!!!! Will certainly make them again. Thanks!

    Comment by Debbie SB on June 5, 2012 at 3:47 pm

  26. Made these tonight with frozen spinach I’ve been trying to finish up and they turned out great! Had two with some soup on the side and made for a perfect dinner. Thank you!

    Comment by Jennifer on June 6, 2012 at 4:32 pm

  27. Hi!
    I’m really excited to try this recipe and bought all the ingredients but have no scale, has anyone tried this recipe and knows the cup measurements? Thanks!

    Comment by Kayla on June 10, 2012 at 3:58 pm

  28. These were good-I had way more filling than I needed and saved it

    I am going to add a clove of minced garlic and a 1/4 teaspoon of lemon juice to remaining filling and see if it makes a difference in taste for next batch

    Comment by victoria lynn on June 11, 2012 at 5:44 pm

  29. Just found these on Pinterest earlier this week and made them today for lunch. YUM! Thanks for such an easy recipe!! :)

    Comment by April H on June 13, 2012 at 10:11 am

  30. Saw this post and thought to add, the original dough that the wife used was probably filo dough. The traditional Greek dish is called spanakopita. This is definitely a good “short cut” alternative though! Filo is not easy to work with if you never have before. Anyway, great post :) .

    Comment by Victoria on June 16, 2012 at 9:17 am

  31. Thanks, Victoria! I’m familiar with spanakopita with phyllo dough and that was definitely not what the wife made. Whatever it was she created was pretty much what I’ve shared here, except her dough was from scratch. Thanks for your input though!

    Comment by Claire Bidwell Smith on June 17, 2012 at 1:35 pm

  32. Just found this on Pinterest! Looks so awesome! Love these two-bite size snackies for TGIF, quick lunches or when friends drop over unexpectedly….I’ll bet these would freeze like a dream…(all the more reason to make lots!! lol) Thanks so much!

    Comment by Kat on June 17, 2012 at 3:20 pm

  33. woah – totally amazing. we left out the olives for convenience but they were delish. thanks for the recipe!

    Comment by Jenn on June 23, 2012 at 3:06 pm

  34. Made these tonight! My goodness, my entire family LOVED them!
    Will be made again. Planning it in my menu for hubby’s birthday party! Thank you!

    Comment by Jeanee Marroquin on June 28, 2012 at 9:56 pm

  35. Will certainly try this delicious looking recipe.

    Comment by maria on July 2, 2012 at 7:52 am

  36. Love, Love, Love these! Great with soups and salads.

    Comment by Rhonda on July 2, 2012 at 7:23 pm

  37. I have made them a couple times already and my whole family loves them. Even my 14 month old ate 2 for dinner tonight:) Super easy and delicious.
    Definitely will be a regular at my home.

    Comment by MagV on July 3, 2012 at 5:41 pm

  38. Making these today!! So excited

    Comment by Daniella on July 4, 2012 at 10:27 am

  39. Have you made these with chicken inside? Just wondering if I were to do it what would be the best way to cook the chicken beforehand so it doesn’t get dry when baking

    Comment by Lauren on July 10, 2012 at 6:07 am

  40. I haven’t tried them with chicken, but that sounds good! Let me know if you try it!

    Comment by Claire Bidwell Smith on July 10, 2012 at 7:31 am

  41. Made them tonight, they are soo delish with chicken! I just boiled t first until it could shred apart and added it to the mixture and rolled them up!! Super yummy!!

    Comment by Lauren on July 10, 2012 at 2:28 pm

  42. I just made these. Although they came out looking just like the picture they tasted just bread. Don’t know what I did wrong.

    Comment by Adrianne on July 13, 2012 at 7:02 pm

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  44. I have made these at least three times & making them again tonight! Thanks for a great recipe –these are such a hit with everyone who has tried them!

    Comment by karen bomagat on July 17, 2012 at 1:32 pm

  45. @Lauren there is a similar recipe on my Pinterest board that is made with chicken & broccoli –check it out! It is also very good.

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  47. Tried these last night, my company loved them. Even the kids. Will make again!

    Comment by Robin on July 21, 2012 at 3:01 pm

  48. Hi Claire…These look so good. Can’t wait to try them. Just wondering if you or anyone else
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    Comment by Barbara on July 21, 2012 at 3:02 pm

  49. Just made these and they were unbelievable! So gooey and good! The red pepper adds just enough kick to it!

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  52. This recipe sounds so good…has anyone tried another cheese besides feta?

    Comment by Linda on July 27, 2012 at 6:25 pm

  53. I have another recipe similar to this one w/ chicken & cheddar cheese –it’s good too –so in answer to your question, Linda, instead of feta, try cheddar.

    Comment by karen bomagat on July 29, 2012 at 11:23 am

  54. Yum! This sounds great. I might add some very finely diced shallot.

    I’m thinking of having an appetizer party — lots of food but all appetizers — and this recipe would be perfect. Thanks for posting!

    Comment by Blondie on July 30, 2012 at 2:34 pm

  55. Made them on saturday for my grandmas birthday bbq and they were a hit. So good and super easy to make.

    Comment by carla on July 31, 2012 at 4:00 pm

  56. Gonna make these up for a Sun. Sch. Class gathering!!

    Comment by Denise on August 2, 2012 at 6:40 pm

  57. Wendiy’s comment made me smile. Was just thinking how these rolls might get my granddaughters to eat spinach!

    Comment by Jean on August 3, 2012 at 6:44 am

  58. I wanted to thank you for posting this recipe ( I saw it on Pinterest). I made them today and they were delicious! My husband and I entertain a lot so these will be a good addition to my appetizer list. I made them just a little differently from the recipe since I didn’t have any black olives. Instead, I used kalamata olives and finely diced red pepper with the fresh spinach, fresh mozzarella and feta cheese. Thanks again!

    Comment by Amy on August 8, 2012 at 6:22 pm

  59. I made these but instead of olives I added shredded chicken and then sprinkled lightly with mozzarella a few minutes before they were supposed to come out. Came out delicious!!! Thank you saw this on pinterest!

    Comment by Victoria on August 9, 2012 at 12:58 pm

  60. I just found these (Pinterest) can’t wait to try them. My husband says they sound scrumptious. I think I’ll add a little minced onion. I’d also like to try them with a little crumble of cooked sausage.

    Comment by Mary Carol on August 10, 2012 at 9:06 am

  61. O.M.G….This are soooo good! I did add a can of shredded chicken and diced onion & garlic. This has endless combination possibilities. Thanks for posting. I will be making these again soon and often! Both my husband and teenage son loved them!

    Comment by Renee H. on August 11, 2012 at 3:52 pm

  62. Literally just got done making and eating these! They are phenomenal! I made 32 of them and within 10 minutes my family devoured them. Thanks for such an amazing recipe!!! We also put some of the mixture into Scoops tortilla chips and put a little extra cheese on top, threw them in the oven until the cheese melted, I must say it was amazing as well!

    Comment by Lindsey on August 12, 2012 at 6:02 pm

  63. I found this recipe on pinterest and made them tonight. I’m not a cook by any stretch, and my family didn’t believe me when I said I made them. The recipe was super easy. I changed it up a little bit (no olives or red pepper flakes; and I added in some olive oil and garlic powder).

    They were gone within minutes. Everyone loved them!

    Comment by Kate on August 13, 2012 at 6:13 pm

  64. Try sprinkling the top with shredded or grated parmesan as well! mmmmm! My husband and I LOVE cheese- the more the better! I think I will try these with goat cheese instead of feta, and tomatoes instead of olives (we aren’t olive fans…) we have made pizzas with this combo before and it has been AMAZING!

    Comment by Jenn on August 14, 2012 at 6:25 pm

  65. I’m going to have to try this recipe, it sounds delicious.

    Comment by maria on August 18, 2012 at 7:23 am

  66. These are delicious, but a little too salty…They make a great snack or appetizer for a party!! The only thing I will do next time is eliminate the dash of salt…In my opinion, the feta is salty enough :)

    Comment by Diane on August 26, 2012 at 8:48 am

  67. Easy and so so so good! I ate about three right out of the oven! Id like to try the Filo pastry next!

    Comment by Heather M on August 26, 2012 at 3:15 pm

  68. This recipe is awesome! I added green onions which really enhanced the flavor and more red pepper flakes. Yum!

    Comment by Maria Whitson on August 28, 2012 at 5:39 pm

  69. Making these tonight for my father in laws 80th birthday bbq tomorrow. Will they stay well overnight in the fridge or will they become soggy ?????

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  71. Does anyone know if these can be assembled ahead of time, refrigerated overnight, and then put int the oven?

    Comment by Marilee on September 5, 2012 at 4:52 pm

  72. Easy and delicious! I just made these for a party and they went quick. Will have to double the recipe next time. Thank you so much for this recipe!

    Comment by Stacey on September 8, 2012 at 12:40 pm

  73. OMG! My daughter prepared these last night and I was just blown away. Will make for myself very soon. I was shocked to see her eat spinach this way. It’s so simple to fix her girlfriend and I truly enjoyed each delicious bite.

    Comment by Margaret on September 9, 2012 at 5:50 am

  74. Loved this recipe I didn’t use the olives since no one other than myself is a fan. But overall easy recipe and delicious.

    Comment by Stephie on September 9, 2012 at 11:10 am

  75. Found you via Pinterest. I made a double batch for a party and they were a HUGE hit! Thank you for such an easy, delicious recipe!

    Comment by Jessica on September 13, 2012 at 6:36 am

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  81. These were delicious! I used basil and tomato feta cheese, added some garlic and olive oil to the mix. I also sprinkled parm cheese on them after baking. Yummo.

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  82. Looks delicious. I am making these tonight to enjoy while watching Dancing with the Stars Season Premiere! :)

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  84. Aww i just made these to go with spaghetti.. We could not eat the spaghetti because these where so good!!!

    Comment by Jasmine W on September 25, 2012 at 10:20 am

  85. No, not any shame in using the store bought dough! Few of us are Martha Stewart clones and have the time to make dough. I have a party to go to in a couple of weeks and I cannot wait to make these! :)

    Comment by Diana on September 25, 2012 at 3:34 pm

  86. I am making these tomorrow to serve with some jumbalya for company! Can’t wait!!!!!

    Comment by Julie on September 26, 2012 at 5:51 am

  87. Was wondering if I could replace the feta with ricotta. I think I’ll like that better!

    Comment by Nicole on September 26, 2012 at 1:18 pm

  88. I froze these uncooked they were delicious when I defrosted them I put the egg white on before baking them I also added a little onion and garlic salt to the mixture. I bought three tubes pillsbury dough and there was enough mixture to use all three tubes so,I got 24 out of it they are so good there were non left over

    Comment by Maureen Levin on September 29, 2012 at 1:41 pm

  89. These look wonderful. I can’t wait to try them!

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    Comment by Traci on October 6, 2012 at 4:56 am

  91. I made these for dinner. My 9-year-old son, a very picky eater who never touches vegetables said, “I don’t want to eat these because they have spinach, BUT THEY’RE SOOO GOOD!” I’m making them again tonight. Thanks for the great recipe!

    Comment by Carol on October 7, 2012 at 9:43 am

  92. I just saw this on Pinterest tonight, and I plan to make them tomorrow. We love the spinach and cheese combo. Also I am thinking on incorporating artichokes into the recipe. Ymm!

    Comment by Judie on October 7, 2012 at 9:23 pm

  93. Question? Have you ever made these and added humus for protein? Just wondering I think the receipt sounds great just wondering if adding humus is a possibility? I don’t even know if humus can be cooked?

    Comment by Lisa on October 9, 2012 at 3:41 pm

  94. I am hosting a bridal shower this weekend and these look phenomenal!
    We have about 50 guests coming. Is this recipe doable for that many people?
    How many batches should I make?

    I am thinking of doing the freeze before cooking method, so they can be assembled the day before

    Comment by Shannon on October 24, 2012 at 9:58 am

  95. Hi Shannon, I think these would be great for a bridal shower! I would make enough for each person to have two. That way I think some people will not have any, and some people might have three and then you’re all set! If I were you I would just assemble them altogether one or two days before and just keep them refrigerated until it’s time to bake them. I believe the crescent roll containers make either 8 or 10, so you’ll just need to figure out how many to make for 100. Good luck!

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  98. Hi! I was thinking of making these as my appetizer for my families Christmas party. The ovens will be occupied so would it be ok if I made them I’m the morning and served them at room temperature? Or do they need to be warm to taste good? Thanks!

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  99. They’re definitely better a bit warm but really not bad room temperature!

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  101. I just made these for a party…added some chopped tomato. Came out great!

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  102. Just substituted leftover turkey, spinach, swiss, cheddar, bacon bits, seasoned pepper mix- waiting to see how they turn out!

    Comment by Kb on November 25, 2012 at 8:35 am

  103. Delicious- substituted cheddar & swiss, used bacon crumbled, sliced roma tomatoes….wanted a blt type & were very good! Thanx for the recipe!

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  104. Made these, they were delicious! Had tons of the spinach/cheese mixture left though even though i stuffed the rolls super full! It’s okay though I put in some more spinach, added some balsamic dressing and it made a delicious salad!

    Comment by Jess on November 29, 2012 at 9:46 pm

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  113. okay just finished a successful holiday gathering and these were the hit of the entire meal. I did not include the olives but followed everything else including added a marinara dipping sauce – awesome!

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  116. Just finished eating these for dinner. I forgot to buy feta this weekend, so I doubled the mozz. Was still delicious, but I’ll try again with feta. Thanks for sharing!

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  118. I think I’m going to try these for Superbowl Sunday. Do you have to brush them with egg whites? I’m wondering what will happen if I brush them with butter instead?

    Comment by Erin Reed on January 30, 2013 at 12:32 pm

  119. Making these today for Super Bowl guests-can’t wait to try them.

    Comment by Dana Merchant on February 3, 2013 at 7:59 am

  120. I made these for the Superbowl today and they look delish! I live at an elevation of 5200 and the cook time was longer as usual (about 20-21 minutes)

    Comment by Anna on February 3, 2013 at 10:18 am

  121. these were a hit tonight for both Super bowl parties we went to.!!!

    Comment by Betty CHRISTOPHER on February 3, 2013 at 8:24 pm

  122. Made these to take to a superbowl party. The ingredients are things I normally keep on hand, so I was able to whip them together pretty quickly. Rolling them is a messy job!! I finally figured out to put the spinach mixture more lengthwise at the wide end than width wise. That way I could fold the corners in around the mixture and make a little pocket. Worked much better. I also had enough mixture for three rolls of crescent dough. Even though they are a little bit of a pain to “stuff” I will DEFINITELY be making these again. Everybody loved them…. Oh, I meant to say, I omitted the olives (nasty little buggers). Thanks for the recipe!

    Comment by Victoria on February 4, 2013 at 7:57 am

  123. I make something similar….I don’t use the mozzy but I do use the spinach, feta, olives and I add a touch of olive oil and garlic. I use the buttermilk biscuits. You separate each biscuit by the layers in half. They separate easily from the side. Place one half in a muffin tin, top with the mixture, then place the second half on top. Very easy and delish!

    Comment by Char Girardi on March 9, 2013 at 10:46 am

  124. cant wait to try them

    Comment by tracy almy on March 10, 2013 at 5:20 pm

  125. I like to make these crescents for an upcoming party. Can they be made ahead of time and warmed up later or does it have to be freshly made?

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  127. ohhhh these sound so delish & easy (what a great combo!!) I am with you on the store bought dough thing….but alas – good stuff can come from small packages!! you make the app with these and go check out my smore crescents here for dessert!!

    I have a cheesy artichoke dip recipe contest going on now too if you’d like to check it out!!


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  129. [...] adapted from Claire Bidwell Smith  [...]

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  130. [...] Croissants de espinaca, queso feta y mozzarella Link original [...]

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  131. Mine were a little bit messier looking and I accidentally bought garlic crescents (didn’t even know they made such a thing) but they look and smell yummy. Can’t wait to taste them.

    Comment by Cheryl on July 7, 2013 at 3:35 pm

  132. [...] For more details please visit this link were you will find instructions : [...]

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  133. My six year old said, “These are amaaaaazzzing!” And ate 4 with her chili.

    Comment by trista on October 22, 2013 at 2:56 pm

  134. Made these last year and everyone loved them! So glad I made two batches! Great little snack for kids as well!

    Comment by Cynthia on November 7, 2013 at 6:38 pm

  135. these are really good if you add some shredded chicken & garlic to them… a meal, just add a side salad!!

    Comment by tricia on January 14, 2014 at 8:33 pm

  136. [...] I made dip using Velveeta Cheese, Rotel, & ground beef. I also made spinach roll ups (recipe here) and brownies. My niece & nephew brought wings and cookies, and a friend brought the most [...]

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  137. Hi, its looks great. Would like to know if I can freeze them before baking ?
    Thank you

    Comment by Tammy on February 18, 2014 at 4:03 pm

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