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Crab 'n' Cheese Spirals Recipe

Crab 'n' Cheese Spirals Recipe

These pretty pinwheels are loaded with cheese, imitation crabmeat and black olives. Using refrigerated crescent rolls is so convenient.—Lisa Harke, Old Monroe, Missouri
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min. YIELD:30 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • 2 cups chopped imitation crabmeat
  • 1 can (4-1/4 ounces) chopped ripe olives
  • 1/4 cup minced chives
  • 3 tubes (8 ounces each) refrigerated crescent rolls
  • 3/4 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 3/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, beat the cream cheese, crab, olives and chives. Unroll one tube of crescent dough into one long rectangle; seal seams and perforations.
  • 2. Spread with 1 cup cream cheese mixture; sprinkle with 1/4 cup of each cheese. Roll up jelly-roll style, starting with a long side; pinch seam to seal.
  • 3. Using a serrated knife, cut into 10 slices; place cut side down on a greased baking sheet. Repeat with remaining crescent dough, cream cheese mixture and cheeses.
  • 4. Bake at 375° for 14-16 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm. Yield: 2-1/2 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 appetizer equals 173 calories, 12 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 21 mg cholesterol, 368 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 5 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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