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Spinach Pinwheels Recipe
  • READY IN 32 mins

Spinach Pinwheels

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"Here's a great looking and great tasting appetizer. It's easy, too! You can substitute any flavor of cheese spread for garlic herb."

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Original recipe makes 30 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    12 mins

    32 mins


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  2. Split crescent dough in half along center perforation. Flatten one rectangle, sealing perforations. Spread with 1/4 of the cheese spread and sprinkle with spinach. Starting with long side, roll dough up, rolling back and forth several times to seal edges. Cut into 3/4 inch slices (about 15 slices per roll). Arrange the slices one inch apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Continue making the crescent roll ups until all of the ingredients are used.
  3. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes, until lightly browned. Serve immediately or keep warm on a warming tray.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Oct 30, 2003

These are great, espeically as a vegetarian option for a hot appetizer. One suggestion: after rolling spinach and dough up, put it in the freezer for 15 minutes, or refrigerate for as long as you like, they are much easier to cut that way. I also put extra cheese spread on.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Dec 13, 2004

These were ok I had trouble with the insides cooking, maybe I had too much filling but the outsides were close to burning before the inside dough was baked.

Jan 18, 2007

I've been making these as party appetizers for a few years now. I use fresh baby spinach and the light alouette garlic and herb cheese spread. Sometimes, I put in a few very thin slices of virginia baked ham from the deli as well. They are always a hit. I appreciate the idea to refrigerate them before slicing. I've always found them hard to slice, but I'd never thought of that. Thanks for the suggestion- I'll try it next time!

Dec 26, 2006

Great idea! I modified it a bit... sauteed diced ham, onion, and mushrooms in olive oil, then added to half of spinach mixture before placing on crescent roll dough. I also added some shredded cheese to the mixture, plus some oregano & ground black pepper. I made "mini" pinwheels, then topped with swiss cheese before baking. Had to bake an extra 5-6 minutes to get them cooked through and golden brown, but they were great! Especially good served with a creamy dressing/dip, like Ranch, dill, or Caesar. Will definitely make again!

Jul 30, 2004

This is a very easy and tasty appetizer. Definitely put the dough back in the fridge or freezer for a few minutes for easier slicing. Next time a will use more of the cheese spread and might even stir the spinach into it before spreading. I will make these many more times I'm sure!

Jan 05, 2006

these pinwheels are easy & delicious! i made a half recipe for new years day using one package crescent rolls, a 4 oz. package of boursin's lite herb cheese spread & almost the whole 10 oz. package of spinach. as recommended by other reviewers, i chilled the roll for easier slicing. i also put the pinwheels under the broiler during the last minute to make them golden brown. thanks bonnie!

Aug 07, 2011

This was really good! easy to make!!!

Nov 09, 2010

Very easy to make. Great appitizer. I used fresh chopped spinach. Thanks.


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  • Calories
  • 71 kcal
  • 4%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 7.3 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol
  • 11 mg
  • 4%
  • Fat
  • 3.7 g
  • 6%
  • Fiber
  • 0.8 g
  • 3%
  • Protein
  • 2.5 g
  • 5%
  • Sodium
  • 117 mg
  • 5%

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

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