Basil and Havarti Cheese Pinwheels

Aromatic basil leaves star in a crescent appetizer that features sun-dried tomatoes and mild Danish Havarti cheese.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 40 min
  • ingredients 4
  • servings 16

Ingredients

1
can (8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent dinner rolls or 1 can (8 oz) Pillsbury™ Crescent Recipe Creations® refrigerated seamless dough sheet
2
tablespoons drained finely chopped sun-dried tomatoes in oil (from a jar)
1
package (2/3 oz) fresh basil leaves (30 to 35 leaves)
1/2
cup shredded Havarti cheese (2 oz)
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray cookie sheet with cooking spray.
  • 2 If using crescent rolls: Unroll dough; separate into 2 long rectangles. Press each into 12x4-inch rectangle, firmly pressing perforations to seal. If using dough sheet: Unroll dough; cut into 2 long rectangles. Press each into 12x4-inch rectangle.
  • 3 Sprinkle sun-dried tomatoes over each rectangle, spreading evenly. Sprinkle each with basil and cheese.
  • 4 Starting with one short side, roll up each rectangle; press edge to seal. With serrated knife, cut each roll into 8 slices; place cut side down on cookie sheet.
  • 5 Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheet. Serve warm.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
    Calories
    70
    (
    Calories from Fat
    40),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    4 1/2g
    4 1/2%
    (Saturated Fat
    2g,
    2%
    Trans Fat
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    140mg
    140%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    6g
    6%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Protein
    1g
    1%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    2%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    2%;
    Iron
    2%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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