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Pesto Crescent Swirls How-To

Dress your appetizer buffet with the colors of the season.

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Brooke McLay

Appetizers are a great way to serve up festive eats. Their bite-sized servings and rich, filling flavors offer an indulgent treat for party-goers. But making a variety of appetizers can be expensive and time consuming. Not with this incredible recipe from Pillsbury®! A tube of Pillsbury® crescent rolls makes cocktail party prep a snap.

To assemble these pretty Pesto Crescent Swirls, all you need is a tube of Pillsbury® crescents, a bottle of traditional basil pesto and a bottle of sun-dried tomato or roasted red pepper pesto.

Open the tube of Pillsbury® crescent dough. Separate into two pieces; unroll each piece. Spread a thin layer of green pesto on one half of the dough and red pesto on the other half.

Roll up the crescents, and then cut into slices (about 1/2-inch thick).

Gently transfer the slices to an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake in an oven preheated to 400 degrees for 10-12 minutes.

Once your spirals are golden brown, put them on a serving platter, sprinkle with fresh chopped basil and serve.

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