Cheesy Pinwheels with Italian Dip

Crowd-pleasing Italian flavors blend perfectly in a crescent pinwheel appetizer that's sure to be the hit of any gathering.

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 35 min
  • ingredients 6
  • 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
1/2
teaspoon garlic powder
3/4
cup shredded mozzarella cheese (3 oz)
1
egg, beaten
1/2
teaspoon Italian seasoning
1/2
cup tomato pasta sauce

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  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F.
  • 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 garlic powder and cheese over rectangles; gently press into dough.
  • 4 Starting with 1 short side, roll up each rectangle; press edges to seal. With serrated knife, cut each roll into 8 slices; place cut side down on ungreased cookie sheet. Brush tops with beaten egg; sprinkle with Italian seasoning.
  • 5 Bake 15 to 18 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheet. In 1-quart saucepan, heat pasta sauce over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until hot. Serve warm pinwheels with pasta sauce.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F.
  • 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 garlic powder and cheese over rectangles; gently press into dough.
  • 4 Starting with 1 short side, roll up each rectangle; press edges to seal. With serrated knife, cut each roll into 8 slices; place cut side down on ungreased cookie sheet. Brush tops with beaten egg; sprinkle with Italian seasoning.
  • 5 Bake 15 to 18 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheet. In 1-quart saucepan, heat pasta sauce over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until hot. Serve warm pinwheels with pasta sauce.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Make the pinwheels, and cover with plastic wrap. Refrigerate up to 2 hours before baking.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
Calories
80
(
Calories from Fat
40),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4 1/2g
4 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
180mg
180%;
Total Carbohydrate
7g
7%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
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.