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Pepperoni Pinwheels Recipe

Pepperoni Pinwheels Recipe

These golden brown rounds from field editor Vikki Rebholz of West Chester, Ohio, have lots of pepperoni flavor. "They're easy to make, and really good!" says Vikki.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min. YIELD:12 servings


  • 1/2 cup diced pepperoni
  • 1/2 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 egg, separated
  • 1 tube (8 ounces) refrigerated crescent rolls


  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the pepperoni, cheese, oregano and egg yolk. In another small bowl, whisk egg white until foamy; set aside. Separate crescent dough into four rectangles; seal perforations.
  • 2. Spread pepperoni mixture over each rectangle to within 1/4 in. of edges. Roll up jelly-roll style, starting with a short side; pinch seams to seal. Cut each into six slices.
  • 3. Place cut side down on greased baking sheets; brush tops with egg white. Bake at 375° for 12-15 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 2 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 122 calories, 8g fat (3g saturated fat), 26mg cholesterol, 291mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 0 fiber), 4g protein.

Reviews for Pepperoni Pinwheels

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jaron80 User ID: 6359314 238152
Reviewed Nov. 26, 2015

"This is an excellent, much-loved recipe in my house! Just a couple of suggestions--after making the "jelly rolls", it's best to refrigerate them for a while to make slicing easier. Also, I use parchment paper when cooking these--they stick very easily otherwise."

Nan Mock User ID: 611392 160169
Reviewed Oct. 29, 2013

"I threw these together for a last-minute birthday celebration: 15 people on their way to my house! These were easy to assemble, and the ingredients are ones that I would likely have on hand any time. They were the first appetizer to be finished at our gathering. I will definitely make them again!"

kbabe819 User ID: 3846515 92909
Reviewed Jan. 12, 2013

"Would serve with marinara or pizza sauce."

cookinama User ID: 5947968 73315
Reviewed Jun. 20, 2012

"Was very good and easy appetizer! Several friends asked me for the receipe. Would definitely make again!"

omahataxidriver User ID: 5143548 144080
Reviewed Jun. 3, 2012

"This is an older TOH recipe..but it is a kid pleaser! Kids can help make this and they just love it."

cherrylady User ID: 1073547 208262
Reviewed Apr. 5, 2012

"Tasty, (I sprinkled them liberally with red pepper flakes before rolling) but mine did not look anything like the picture! They were messy! Any suggestions on how to get that pinwheel look?"

mjounan User ID: 5799644 160168
Reviewed Apr. 2, 2012

"Made this this past weekend EXCEPT I used whole sandwich style pepperoni, ham, and provolone cheese, overlapped in layers - and used the recipe creations sheet of crescent roll dough. It was really easy and came out more of a stromboli flavor. Serve marinara sauce on the side for dipping."

russmosher User ID: 3126179 145428
Reviewed Apr. 1, 2012

"I will make my version of the pinwheels with my ingredients and rate it five stars. Recipe follows spread pizza sauce in squares place pepperoni mixture with 2 tablespoons of pizza sauce and 1/4 cup of mozzarella cheese finish recipe as directed."

mamaang26 User ID: 1858637 90991
Reviewed Apr. 1, 2012

"This is a family favorite of ours. We always make this recipe on Christmas Eve and sometimes on New Years Eve. But, its good anytime of the year. I added a little more pepperoni and cheese to the recipe."

mary_k User ID: 875552 160166
Reviewed Apr. 1, 2012

"I made these for a party. They were simple to make and a plate of them was eaten so quickly that I made a second batch!"

doctuc User ID: 6098313 145427
Reviewed Mar. 5, 2012

"Not as spicy as I would like, but still good. Not so easy to make, messy."

twodogs16 User ID: 6280406 144353
Reviewed Dec. 31, 2011

"Everyone love1d this one. Me! I thought it was bland, not much taste."

willis19 User ID: 6406724 73314
Reviewed Dec. 18, 2011

"These were delicious! I made them for a work party and they were a big hit. They held up well throughout the night. They turn out best when you don't stretch the dough too thin."

44dolly User ID: 973169 160692
Reviewed Dec. 8, 2011

"Recipes are a guide you change it however you like The concept of this recipe is great I added a couple Tbls mayonaise 2 pinches oregano about 1/2 t (or more) garlic powder and 2-3 Tbls Parmesan cheese They were delicious!"

sherrigs User ID: 6123858 145425
Reviewed Oct. 29, 2011

"I'm looking for a WV pepperoni roll recipe. These didn't seem to have a lot of flavor."

TwylahJean User ID: 5706947 160107
Reviewed Sep. 10, 2011

"Made these for a family Christmas get-together - very good!"

lisamc User ID: 304985 65870
Reviewed Jul. 14, 2011

"To me they need a little "kick" so I think I would try to add some flavor by using a spicy Jack cheese next time. Otherwise, the kids loved them and devoured them all!"

jieastcott User ID: 1507778 93493
Reviewed Apr. 16, 2011

"Quick and easy to make, and very tasty! Made them for a girls night last night and they were a hit!"

ShiloP User ID: 5454487 145422
Reviewed Mar. 27, 2011

"These were so easy and quick to make. I made them for a girls night and then went over really well. Next time I might try sprinkling the tops with cheese along with the egg whites."

Yaketty User ID: 1546235 160164
Reviewed Jan. 21, 2011

"This recipe is the perfect appetizer. Very easy to make, minimal ingredients and always a big hit at parties!"

curlybiscuit1 User ID: 4025182 92901
Reviewed Jan. 8, 2011

"Very good and enjoyed by family."

Zach'sMom User ID: 5660578 160161
Reviewed Dec. 13, 2010

"I made this for a quick Sunday Afternoon football snack and it came out wonderful. Very easy, and very very good, and it made more than I thought it would make. I will definitely make this again and try the Italian sausage as suggested by another reviewer since my son doesnt like pepperoni...Thanks so much."

amstaggs User ID: 5123549 161109
Reviewed Sep. 18, 2010

"These were a big hit and surprisingly easy. Everyone asked for the recipe."

labd7 User ID: 5331315 90934
Reviewed Aug. 4, 2010

"This is a great, easy, and fast appetizer....that everyone in my family and friends just loves and requests over and over again."

illicklm User ID: 1762424 98401
Reviewed Jul. 9, 2010

"I substituted cooked italian sausage since I don't care for pepperoni and it was very good. I also used a marinara sauce for dipping."

cdcdowell User ID: 4601191 145420
Reviewed Feb. 18, 2010

"Great recipe and easy. Everyone loved them!"

l2bake User ID: 2030987 160103
Reviewed Sep. 3, 2009

"Great snack! I serve them with pizza sauce."

amy.clarke User ID: 443104 160101
Reviewed Jun. 20, 2009

"These are great! I recommend using garlic crescent rolls if you can find them."

ddu1a6 User ID: 3566116 160083
Reviewed Nov. 11, 2008

"These are the best! Every time I make them, everybody loves them, and they are so easy to do!"

MaryIda User ID: 357747 161108
Reviewed Jul. 7, 2008

"My family loves these...I make a homemade marinara sauce with them!"

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