Pimento Cheese Pinwheels

By | February 13, 2014

These flaky Pimento Cheese Pinwheels make great appetizers and finger foods. They are made with flaky Pillsbury crescent rolls and Pimento cheese.  They are quick and easy and kids will love them, too!    

Pimento Cheese Pinwheels from sewlicioushomedecor.com

I grew up on Pimento cheese sandwiches.  They were our favorite after school snack because they were something we could fix ourselves.

But that was before Pillsbury Crescent rolls…..or before we were aloud to cook at home along.

This is life now with Pillsbury.  Thank goodness…..these taste sooo much better!

Flakey Pimento Cheese Pinwheels be sewlicioushomedecor.com

Mother nature hasn’t been playing very nice lately with all this cold weather, so it was a good day to heat up the oven for a quick snack.

They are very easy to fix, just unroll the crescent rolls, spread your favorite Pimento Cheese on top and roll them back up.  Slice and bake.   Simple.  Easy. and Delicious!

Pimento Cheese Crescent Pinwheels

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These Pimento Cheese Pinwheels make a great snack or appetizer.
  • 1 Can Pillsbury Crescent Rolls
  • 2 cups shredded extra-sharp Cheddar cheese
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon Watkins™ Cayenne Red Pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 (4 ounce) jar diced pimentos, drained
  • salt and black pepper to taste
  1. Place the extra sharp cheddar cheese, cream cheese, mayonnaise, garlic powder, cayenne pepper, onion powder, and pimentos into a large bowl. Beat at medium speed, until thoroughly combined. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  2. Unroll the crescent rolls, keeping the perforated sections together. Gently pinch the perforations so they stay together.
  3. Spread Pimento Cheese on top then roll back up. Set in refrigerator for 30 minutes for easier slicing. Slice and bake at 350 for 10-15 minutes until golden brown.
Make sure to use extra sharp cheddar cheese.

For another meal made with Pillsbury Crescent Rolls try my Creamy Taco Puffs! 

creamy taco puffs 2

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23 thoughts on “Pimento Cheese Pinwheels

    1. Marti@SewliciousHomeDecor Post author

      The recipe is intended for them to be served warm. After you layer the pimento cheese on the crescent roll, you will bake them, then serve them warm right out of the oven. If you have any left over you can zap them in the microwave. But if you dont have picky eaters at your house you can serve them cold too! LOL

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    1. Marti Post author

      Thank you, Cathy! They would definitely make a great treat for a party. They are so easy to make, you could make a lot to feed a crowd in no time! 🙂

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    1. Marti Post author

      Thank you, Miss Kitty! I agree, that’s what I love about it…it’s so easy to make! 🙂 Thank you very much for the Pin!

  8. Andi @ The Weary Chef

    These are so pretty! I have never really known what to do with pimiento cheese, but now I know I’ll be using it to make these pinwheels! Thanks so much for the idea.

    I saw these on Show Stopper Saturdays, and we’d love to have you come over and share them with us at Saturday Night Fever too!

    1. Marti Post author

      Thank you, Andi! There’s only a few things I can think of to make with pimento cheese, so far this is the best recipe I’ve come up, because I could eat crescent rolls with ANYTHING! lol I will be sure to stop by, thank you for the invite. 🙂

    1. Marti Post author

      Thank you, Ambreen. We love it, especially with the crescent rolls! I hope you’re having a good Sunday.

  9. Nicole

    I will never lose weight if my fellow SITS girls don’t stop posting these wonderful recipes with great photos. 😉 Pinning this one for later. I’ve never had pimento cheese and I’m dying to try it.


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