Basil and Havarti Cheese Pinwheels

Prep Time: 20 min
Total Time: 35 min
Servings: 16

Aromatic basil leaves mix with sun-dried tomatoes and mild Danish Havarti cheese in this flavour-packed crescent appetizer.


  • 1 can (8 count) Pillsbury™ refrigerated Original Crescents
  • 2 tbsp (25 mL) drained finely chopped marinated sun-dried tomatoes
  • 30-35 fresh basil leaves
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) shredded Havarti cheese


  1. Heat oven to 350°F (180°C). Spray baking sheet with non-stick cooking spray. Unroll dough and separate into 2 long rectangles; press each into 12x4-inch (30x10 cm) rectangle, firmly pressing perforations to seal.
  2. Sprinkle sun-dried tomatoes over each rectangle, spreading evenly. Sprinkle each with basil and cheese.
  3. Starting with one short side, roll up each rectangle; press edge to seal. With serrated knife, cut each roll into 8 slices; place cut side down on baking sheet.
  4. Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Immediately remove from baking sheet. Serve warm.

Expert Tips

  • Also great with mozzarella cheese.