Bacon Date Pinwheel Pops

bacon date pinwheel pops Appetizer
Bacon Date Pinwheel Pops
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 1 hr 30 min
  • Ingredients 6
  • Servings 20

The combination of sweet and salty gets wrapped in a flaky crescent creating a fun, flavorful appetizer. MORE+ LESS-

Updated October 25, 2012


packages (3 oz each) cream cheese, softened
cup pitted dates
cup almonds, toasted
slices bacon, crisply cooked, crumbled
can (8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated Crescent Dough Sheet
paper lollipop sticks


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  • 1
    In medium bowl, place cream cheese; set aside. In food processor, place dates, almonds and bacon. Cover; process, using quick on-and-off motions, until finely ground. Pour into bowl of cream cheese; mix well.
  • 2
    Unroll dough on work surface. Spread cream cheese mixture over dough, leaving 1/4 inch around edges. Starting with one short side, tightly roll up rectangle; press edge to seal. Refrigerate roll 30 to 60 minutes to firm up.
  • 3
    Heat oven to 350°F. Line cookie sheet with cooking parchment paper, or spray with cooking spray. Using serrated knife, cut roll into 20 (1/4-inch) slices; place cut side down on cookie sheet. Insert lollipop stick into each pinwheel, pushing through to middle.
  • 4
    Bake 13 to 15 minutes or until golden brown.

Expert Tips

  • Make cream cheese filling the day before; cover and refrigerate. Soften at room temperature 30 minutes before using.
  • For a healthier version, use turkey bacon and fat-free cream cheese.

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