Sunday, November 25, 2012

Pinwheels - Cheesy Peppery Pinwheels

Pinwheels are my latest go-to appetizers be it potluck or a self hosted party. They are easy & quick to make & most of all loved by all age groups. There is a variety of pinwheels you can make by altering the stuffing but for this year's Thanksgiving potluck party I made these cheesy peppery Pinwheels which I'll be sharing with you in today's post. I used the crescent dinner rolls & stuffed them with sour-cream, onion tomato & bell peppers to make these delicious, crunchy & yummy appetizers. 


Now to the recipe...

Ingredients: 
1 can of refrigerated crescent dinner rolls (Used Pillsbury can)
1/4 onion finely chopped
1/4 red bell pepper finely chopped
1/4 green bell pepper finely chopped
1 tomato de-seeded & finely chopped
salt & pepper to taste
1 cup of grated cheese (I used the Nachos cheese blend but you can use cheese of your choice)  
Some dry Italian seasoning 
Some dry parsley flakes

For Sour cream filling: 
2 tbsp of sour-cream 
1 & 1/2 tbsp of hot chilli sauce (or to taste)
3 small spring onions finely chopped
2 tbsp of grated parmegiano regiano 
salt & pepper to taste
1 tbsp of finely chopped coriander


Method: 
Pre-heat the oven to 350F. In a mixing bowl, add all the ingredients mentioned under sour-cream filling. Mix well. Keep aside. In another bowl mix onion, bell peppers, tomato, salt & pepper  & keep aside. 

Open the crescent can as per instruction, there will be 8 triangles (4 rectangles)  in the pack. Take 2 triangles & place them such that they form a rectangle. Seal the gap (perforations) between the two sheet by pressing the dough together. 

Pull the dough slightly from all sides to form a slightly stretched rectangle. Apply the sour-cream filling to it leaving some spaces on the sides , then top it with onion, tomato & bell pepper mixture. Finally top it with some cheese & sprinkle some parsley & Italian seasoning on top. 

Start rolling from short side, roll up each rectangle. Seal the open edges from the sides to prevent the filling from spilling. Using a sharp serrated knife cut into 1 inch thick rolls (or thickness of your choice). Greece the baking sheet with some oil & arrange the pinwheels equidistantly keeping some gaps between the two. Bake for about  15-20 mins or until golden brown. 


Notes: 
  • I've used the crescent dough used to make croissants, but you can also use the frozen puff pastry sheets. 
  • After rolling the dough with filling inside if you are finding difficulty in cutting the pinwheels, refrigerate the sealed rolls for 15-20 mins & then cut. 

That's it, our crispy, cheesy, peppery Pinwheels are ready, serve them with a hot sauce or Ketchup !!

Happy Baking!!
Shweta

38 comments:

  1. looks so yummy
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  2. wow...
    looks delicious and very tempting dear :)

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  3. Awesome pinwheels!! Looks tempting!!

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  4. These are so good as starters of snacks.. love it!

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  5. Lovely! :) I make similar garlic bun rolls, with homemade bread dough, they come out great too.

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  6. Yummy and tempting pinwheels..

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  7. These are really very good evening tea party snacks...looks lovely

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  8. Very attractive pinwheels,i dont bother to grab some and having rite now.

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  9. Interesting appetizer.. Looks delicious and very inviting.

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  10. Shweta, they look so good and tasty. Great for this holiday season.

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  11. deliciously done pinwheel sandwiches

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  12. Have tried with puff pastry sheets,but never with cresent dough..looks appetising

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  13. Simply awesome and delicious, great way to use puff pastry..

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  14. wow very tempting version...luks too gud.

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  15. These look delectable....this version looks so simple...would love to give it a try....

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  16. Yum! Lovely cheesy and spicy pinwheels! Awesome photography too! You can also check out my blog at http://www.rita-bose-cooking.com/.

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  17. Yummy snack Swetha Happily following you :) and impressed with all the good food

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  18. I have these featured today on Mouth Watering Mondays. Come on over to see at www.noshingwiththenolands.com I am also following you now on FB, Twitter and Pinterest and I would be thrilled if you followed us back. Cheers, Tara

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  19. Hi! This looks amazing. Just wanted to know the storage details. How long can this be stored?

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    1. Thanks Santhi, You could store these cooked upto a day or two in refrigerator.

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  20. Hey,
    Kindly give a substitute or the basic dough recipe of the crescent dough. This is not available in India.
    Also what can i use in place of sour cream??

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