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Sesame Ham Pinwheels Recipe

Rounding out a spread at our house is the task of these ham and cheese goodies rolled in sesame seeds. Not only are these appetizers delicious, they're pretty, too!
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 1 tube (8 ounces) refrigerated crescent rolls
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) finely shredded cheddar or Swiss cheese
  • 4 thin slices fully cooked ham
  • 2 teaspoons prepared mustard
  • 1 egg white
  • 1/4 cup sesame seeds


  • 1. Unroll crescent rolls and divide into four rectangles; seal perforations. Sprinkle with cheese. Top with ham; spread mustard over ham. Roll up from a short side; pinch seam to seal. Cut each into five slices. In a shallow bowl, beat egg white. Roll dough edges of each slice in egg white, then in sesame seeds. Place on a greased baking sheet. Bake at 350° for 15 minutes or until bottoms are golden brown. Yield: 20 appetizers.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3 each) equals 265 calories, 17 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 27 mg cholesterol, 600 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 12 g protein.