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Cream Cheese Cheddar Taco Pinwheels

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Cream Cheese Cheddar Taco Pinwheels
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 40 min
  • Servings 20
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Roll up and roll out! These classic pinwheels with a taco twist are all dressed up and ready to head to the party. Throw a little sour cream and sliced green onion on top, and just try to keep these cheesy appetizers to yourself.
Updated Aug 23, 2019
Make With
Make With
Pillsbury Crescents

Ingredients

  • 4 oz (from 8-oz package) cream cheese, cubed and softened
  • 2 teaspoons Old El Paso™ original taco seasoning mix (from 1-oz package)
  • 1 can (8 oz) refrigerated Pillsbury™ Original Crescent Rolls (8 Count) or 1 can (8 oz) refrigerated Pillsbury™ Original Crescent Dough Sheet
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped ripe olives
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped pickled jalapeño chiles
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped red bell pepper
  • 2 tablespoons thinly sliced green onion
  • 3/4 cup shredded Cheddar cheese (3 oz)
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup sour cream

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F. Spray large cookie sheet with cooking spray. In small bowl, mix cream cheese and taco seasoning mix; stir to completely combine.
  • 2
    If using crescent rolls: Unroll dough; separate dough into 4 rectangles. Firmly press perforations to seal. If using dough sheet: Unroll dough; cut in half horizontally and vertically to form 4 rectangles.
  • 3
    Spread each rectangle with about 2 tablespoons cream cheese mixture. In small bowl, mix olives, jalapeño, bell pepper and 1 tablespoon of the green onion. Divide olive mixture among rectangles; top with shredded cheese.
  • 4
    Starting at shortest side, roll up each rectangle; pinch edges to seal. Cut each roll into 5 slices. Place cut side down 1 inch apart on cookie sheet. Brush pinwheels with melted butter.
  • 5
    Bake 13 to 17 minutes or until golden brown. Serve topped with sour cream and remaining 1 tablespoon green onion.

Expert Tips

  • tip 1
    After filling, if your rolled dough starts to become soft, place in refrigerator for 3 to 4 minutes before continuing with the recipe.
  • tip 2
    Looking for a little extra on top? Try topping with some salsa or sliced jalapeño chiles.

Nutrition Information

100 Calories, 7g Total Fat, 2g Protein, 6g Total Carbohydrate, 2g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Pinwheel
Calories
100
Calories from Fat
60
Total Fat
7g
11%
Saturated Fat
4g
19%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
15mg
5%
Sodium
170mg
7%
Potassium
20mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
6g
2%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
2g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1/2 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; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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