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Game-Day Spinach Pull-Apart

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Game-Day Spinach Pull-Apart
  • Prep 35 min
  • Total 1 hr 30 min
  • Ingredients 11
  • Servings 8
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Little spinach and cheese filled pastry balls are baked together and inverted on a plate for a foolproof appetizer idea perfect for any party.
Updated Apr 20, 2021
Bake-Off® Contest 44, 2010
Bake-Off® Contest 44, 2010
Amanda Soto
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons garlic salt
  • 1 package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese (2 oz)
  • 1 box (9 oz) frozen chopped spinach, thawed, squeezed to drain and finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon basil leaves, if desired
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 cans (8 oz) refrigerated Pillsbury™ Original Crescent Rolls (8 Count)
  • 1 cup marinara sauce, heated, if desired

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 12-cup fluted tube cake pan with Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray. In small bowl, mix butter and 1/2 teaspoon of the garlic salt; set aside.
  • 2
    In medium bowl, mix cream cheese, mayonnaise, Parmesan cheese, mozzarella cheese, spinach, basil, pepper and remaining 1 teaspoon garlic salt until blended; set aside.
  • 3
    Unroll crescent dough; separate into 16 triangles. Cut each triangle in half lengthwise to make total of 32 small triangles. Stretch or press 1 triangle slightly, being careful not to tear it. Spoon 1 tablespoon spinach mixture onto center of triangle; pull dough around mixture into a ball. Press edges to seal. Repeat with remaining triangles.
  • 4
    Roll each ball in butter mixture; layer in pan. Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 5 minutes. Place heatproof serving plate upside down over pan; turn plate and pan over. Remove pan. Cool 10 minutes longer. Serve warm with marinara sauce.

Nutrition Information

220 Calories, 17g Total Fat, 5g Protein, 12g Total Carbohydrate, 1g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
220
Calories from Fat
150
Total Fat
17g
26%
Saturated Fat
8g
38%
Trans Fat
2g
Cholesterol
25mg
9%
Sodium
480mg
20%
Potassium
55mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
12g
4%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
1g
Protein
5g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
30%
30%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
1 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; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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