Bacon Cheese Swirls Recipe
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Bacon Cheese Swirls Recipe

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When you want a real crowd-pleaser, turn to these cheesy little bites made with refrigerated crescent dough. The flaky swirls have great onion flavor and a creamy filling.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 15 min.
MAKES:32 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 15 min.
MAKES: 32 servings


  • 1 tube (8 ounces) refrigerated crescent rolls
  • 2 packages (3 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • 5 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped onion
  • 1 teaspoon milk
  • 2/3 cup shredded Parmesan cheese

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 59 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 123mg sodium, 3g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0g fiber), 2g protein Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fat.


  1. Separate crescent dough into four 8-in. x 6-in. rectangles; gently press perforations to seal. In a small bowl, combine the cream cheese, bacon, onion and milk. Spread evenly over rectangles.
  2. Roll up jelly-roll style, starting with a long side; pinch seams to seal. Cut each roll into eight slices; place cut side down on ungreased baking sheets.
  3. Bake at 375° for 7 minutes. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Bake 5-8 minutes longer or until golden brown. Serve warm or at room temperature. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 32 appetizers.
Originally published as Bacon Cheese Swirls in Country Woman Christmas Annual 2009, p32

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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gadams2000 144351
Reviewed Nov. 24, 2011

"I added 1 cup of imitation crab to this recipe and it went over big time for an appetizer. Everyone loved it."

Lorene310 208261
Reviewed Nov. 15, 2010

"sounds yummy and easy..

love this ideal for a quick meal
breakfast or brunch"

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