Twister Cheddar Rolls Recipe
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Twister Cheddar Rolls Recipe

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As flaky as homemade puff pastry, these buttery rolls bring compliments every time I serve them. Because they start with convenient refrigerated crescents, the mouthwatering treats couldn't be quicker or easier for busy holiday cooks!
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min.
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 2 tubes (8 ounces each) refrigerated crescent rolls
  • 1-1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon water
  • 2 teaspoons sesame seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt or garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried parsley flakes

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 200 calories, 13g fat (6g saturated fat), 49mg cholesterol, 472mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 0 fiber), 8g protein.


  1. Separate crescent roll dough into eight rectangles; press seams to seal. Combine cheese and onions; spoon about 3 rounded tablespoonfuls lengthwise down the center of each rectangle to within 1/4 in. of each end. Fold dough in half lengthwise; firmly press edges to seal. Twist each strip four to five times. Bring ends together to form a ring; pinch to seal. Place on a greased baking sheet.
  2. In a small bowl, beat egg and water. Brush over dough. Combine the sesame seeds, garlic salt and parsley; sprinkle over rings.
  3. Bake at 375° for 14-16 minutes or until golden brown. Remove to wire racks. Serve warm. Yield: 8 rolls.
Originally published as Twister Cheddar Rolls in Country Woman Christmas Annual 2004, p21

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Jeanne316 User ID: 6569733 133953
Reviewed Apr. 6, 2013

"I could not believe how simple these were to make and everyone loved them, I nice change from the regular dinner rolls. I'm going to experiment with other ingredients."

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