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Bacon Cheese Swirls Recipe

Bacon Cheese Swirls Recipe

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. YIELD:32 servings

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

1 appetizer equals 59 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 123 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1 fat.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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