Cheesy Pinwheels with Italian Dip

Prep Time: 15 min
Total Time: 35 min
Servings: 16

Crowd-pleasing Italian flavours blend perfectly in a crescent pinwheel appetizer that's sure to be the hit of any gathering.


  • 1 can (8 count) Pillsbury™ refrigerated Original Crescents
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 3/4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 cup tomato pasta sauce


  1. Heat oven to 350°F.
  2. Unroll dough; separate into 2 long rectangles. Press each into 12x4-inch rectangle, firmly pressing perforations to seal.
  3. Sprinkle garlic powder and cheese over rectangles; gently press into dough.
  4. Starting with 1 short side, roll up each rectangle; press edges to seal. With serrated knife, cut each roll into 8 slices; place cut side down on ungreased baking sheet. Brush tops with beaten egg; sprinkle with Italian seasoning.
  5. Bake 15 to 18 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Immediately remove from baking sheet. In 1-quart saucepan, heat pasta sauce over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until hot. Serve warm pinwheels with pasta sauce.

Expert Tips

  • Make the pinwheels, and cover with plastic wrap. Refrigerate up to 2 hours before baking.