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Sausage Pinwheels Recipe
  • READY IN 35 mins

Sausage Pinwheels

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"My Mom discovered this sausage roll recipe years ago and it has been passed around many, many times. A sausage mixture is baked into a puff pastry roll and served as little appetizer bites."

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Original recipe makes 16 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    20 mins
  • READY IN

    35 mins

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C).
  2. In a medium bowl, mix together ground pork sausage, onion, celery, parsley and pepper.
  3. Roll one pastry sheet into an 8x12 inch rectangle. Spread with 1/2 the sausage mixture. Beginning with one of the shorter sides, roll pastry. Moisten with water. Seal the edges with a moist fork. Slice the roll into approximately 1 inch pieces. Repeat with second pastry sheet and remaining sausage mixture.
  4. Flatten the roll pieces onto a large baking sheet. Bake approximately 20 minutes, flipping after 10 minutes, until sausage is evenly browned and pastry is golden brown. Drain on paper towels and serve warm.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jan 25, 2004

Tried it and loved it! Could serve with a side salad for a complete meal. Excellent job!

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Jan 25, 2004

I had several problems with this recipe. One half of a 17.5 oz. pkg. of puff pastry IS one 8x12 sheet, at least in the Pepperidge Farm variety. So the recipe should actually call for 1 pkg., not 1/2 pkg if there is supposed to be enough filling for two rolls. (Good thing I tried this out before my party, as I had already committed the other sheet of pastry to a baked Brie!) Because of the concerns about greasiness mentioned in a previous review, I baked my pinwheels on a cookie rack placed on my baking tray so they might drain a little during baking, which seemed to help. They definitely benefit from draining on paper towels after baking, and also from the ginger apricot dipping sauce I made to with them. And 300 degrees for 20 minutes? No way - try 375 for 25 minutes instead. (The recipes that came w/ the puff pastry all called for 375-400, anyway.) These pinwheels came out about 3 inches in diameter (quite a bit larger than "appetizer bites"), and that was starting with the longer edge when they were rolled up. They would have been even larger had I started rolling at the short edge. The puff pastry in the center of the pinwheels was a bit soggy, too. Next time, I will cut the 8x12 down to 6x8. (It wouldn't hurt to reduce the amount of sausage to 12 oz. either, which is the most convenient size pkg. available.)

 

8 Ratings

Jan 25, 2004

I was disappointed in this recipe. It took much longer to brown that I had thought and they were so greasy... maybe it was the brand of sausage I used, but I don't think I'll be making this again anytime soon.

 
Dec 30, 2008

This recipe is so easy and impressive. I've made it numerous times and always get asked for the recipe. delicious. I made it the first time using parsley, but tried sage the next time. I have to admit the sage was a personal preference and we liked it better.

 
Dec 16, 2005

This was delicious!

 
Apr 01, 2011

I enjoyed the taste and they are easy to make. I used 1/2 an onion and added some dried sage. The only thing I was not happy about was the pastry didn't puff in the oven, it was a bit heavy. I think I might try to refrigerator the sliced rolls before I cook them, maybe if the butter in the pastry is cool it will puff better.

 
Mar 16, 2008

Just a big mess....and not very tasty either!

 
Feb 28, 2013

I think the baking temperature is incorrect - try 400. The sausage itself needs a few more spices for us. They were OK but not as delicious as they could have been.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 206 kcal
  • 10%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 8 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol
  • 19 mg
  • 6%
  • Fat
  • 17.3 g
  • 27%
  • Fiber
  • 0.4 g
  • 2%
  • Protein
  • 4.6 g
  • 9%
  • Sodium
  • 232 mg
  • 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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