Sweet Onion Pinwheels

Refrigerated crescent rounds are transformed into savory appetizer pinwheels rolled up with an onion and cheese filling.

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 35 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 16
 

Ingredients

1/2
cup chopped sweet onions
1/4
cup shredded Italian cheese blend (1 oz)
2
tablespoons cream cheese, softened
1
tablespoon mayonnaise or salad dressing
1
can (8 oz) Pillsbury™ Place 'n Bake™ refrigerated crescent rounds
2
teaspoons chopped fresh chives

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Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Lightly spray cookie sheet with cooking spray. Mix onions, cheeses and mayonnaise until well blended and soft.
  • 2 Unroll dough on work surface, but do not separate. Firmly press perforations to seal. Spread cheese mixture evenly over dough. Starting with 1 short side, roll up rectangle; pinch edges to seal. Cut roll into 16 slices (about 3/4 inches wide). Place cut side down on cookie sheet. Sprinkle with chives.
  • 3 Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheet; cool 3 minutes. Serve warm.
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Lightly spray cookie sheet with cooking spray. Mix onions, cheeses and mayonnaise until well blended and soft.
  • 2 Unroll dough on work surface, but do not separate. Firmly press perforations to seal. Spread cheese mixture evenly over dough. Starting with 1 short side, roll up rectangle; pinch edges to seal. Cut roll into 16 slices (about 3/4 inches wide). Place cut side down on cookie sheet. Sprinkle with chives.
  • 3 Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheet; cool 3 minutes. Serve warm.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Store fresh chives in a glass of water in the refrigerator up to a week. Use a kitchen scissors to snip them into the desired length.

Sweet onions come in several varieties, all of which are known for their mild, sweet flavor. Bermuda, Maui and Walla Walla are three examples.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Pinwheel
Calories
70
(
Calories from Fat
45),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
135mg
135%;
Total Carbohydrate
6g
6%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
1g
1%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
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.