Orange Cream Crescents
INGREDIENTS
  • Servings: 32
  • 1 c. apple jelly
  • 1 (11-oz.) can mandarin orange sections, drained
  • 1 (8oz.) pkg. cream cheese, softened
  • 1 tbsp. grated orange rind
  • 1 Tbsp. milk
  • 1 (8 oz.) cans orange-nut bread
DIRECTIONS
  1. Heat jelly just untill melted in a small saucepan; remove from heat.
  2. Place orange sections, a few at a time, in jelly, turning to coat well. Lift out with a fork and place on a wire rack set over waxed paper; let stand until jelly sets.
  3. Blend cream cheese, orange rind, and milk in a small bowl.
  4. Slice bread into 16 rounds; halve each.
  5. Spread with cheese mixture; top each with 1 large or 2 small mandarin orange sections.
  6. NOTE: I have not made this, but plan to. Thought I would share rec.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
Taken from : THE PARTY SNACKS COOKBOOK (a 1979 edition of Southern Living Cookbook Library.)