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Loaded Potato Pinwheels

This is a unique little appetizer that keeps you coming back for more. Looks lovely and sure to please at a party.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword crescent roll appetizer, loaded potato appetizer, loaded potato pinwheels, pinwheel appetizer
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 28 pinwheels
Calories 70kcal


  • 1 bag Green Giant™ Steamers™ frozen backyard grilled potatoes 11.8 oz
  • 1 1/4 cups finely shredded sharp Cheddar cheese 5 oz
  • 1/2 cup cooked real bacon bits from a jar or package
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • 1 can Pillsbury™ Crescent Recipe Creations® refrigerated seamless dough sheet or 8-oz Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent dinner rolls
  • 1/3 cup sour cream I used Daisy Sour Cream
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped green onion tops 3 medium


  • Heat oven 350°F. Spray 2 large cookie sheets with Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray. Microwave frozen potatoes 3 to 4 minutes to thaw. In medium bowl, with fork, mash potatoes leaving some small pieces. Stir in cheese, 1/3 cup of the bacon bits and the milk until well blended.
  • If using crescent dough sheet, unroll dough on cutting board; press into 14x8-inch rectangle. If using crescent rolls, unroll dough on cutting board, press into 14x8-inch rectangle, firmly pressing perforations to seal. Cut into 2 rectangles, 14x4-inches each. Spread half of the potato mixture on one rectangle to within 1/4-inch of long edges. Starting at one long side, tightly roll up dough; pinch seams to seal. Using serrated knife, cut roll into 14 slices. Place slices, cut side up, on cookie sheets. Repeat with remaining dough and filling.
  • Bake 17 to 21 minutes or until golden brown. Immediately, remove from cookie sheets to serving plate. Top each pinwheel with sour cream, remaining bacon bits and the green onions. Serve warm.


Recipe courtesy of Pillsbury®


Calories: 70kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 159mg | Potassium: 55mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 75IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 43mg | Iron: 1mg