Mediterranean Pastry Pinwheels Recipe

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Mediterranean Pastry Pinwheels Recipe
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Mediterranean Pastry Pinwheels Recipe

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These quick appetizers are irresistible on the plate, and the flavors of sun-dried tomatoes and pesto balance beautifully! —Kristen Heigl, Staten Island, New York
MAKES:
16 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. + freezing Bake: 15 min.
MAKES:
16 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. + freezing Bake: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 sheet frozen puff pastry, thawed
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup prepared pesto
  • 3/4 cup shredded provolone cheese
  • 1/2 cup chopped oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup chopped ripe olives
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

Preheat oven to 400°. Unfold puff pastry; roll into a 10-in. square.
Beat cream cheese and pesto until smooth; stir in remaining ingredients. Spread cheese mixture to within 1/2 in. of pastry edges. Roll up jelly-roll style. Freeze 30 minutes. Cut crosswise into 16 slices.
Bake cut-side down on a parchment paper-lined baking sheet until golden brown, 12-15 minutes.
Freeze option: Cover and freeze unbaked pastry slices on waxed paper-lined baking sheets until firm. Transfer to resealable plastic freezer bags; return to freezer. To use, preheat oven to 400°; bake pastries until golden brown, 15-20 minutes.
Yield: 16 appetizers.
Originally published as Mediterranean Pastry Pinwheels in Taste of Home Christmas Annual Annual 2017, p128

  • 1 sheet frozen puff pastry, thawed
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup prepared pesto
  • 3/4 cup shredded provolone cheese
  • 1/2 cup chopped oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup chopped ripe olives
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  1. Preheat oven to 400°. Unfold puff pastry; roll into a 10-in. square.
  2. Beat cream cheese and pesto until smooth; stir in remaining ingredients. Spread cheese mixture to within 1/2 in. of pastry edges. Roll up jelly-roll style. Freeze 30 minutes. Cut crosswise into 16 slices.
  3. Bake cut-side down on a parchment paper-lined baking sheet until golden brown, 12-15 minutes.
    Freeze option: Cover and freeze unbaked pastry slices on waxed paper-lined baking sheets until firm. Transfer to resealable plastic freezer bags; return to freezer. To use, preheat oven to 400°; bake pastries until golden brown, 15-20 minutes.
    Yield: 16 appetizers.
Originally published as Mediterranean Pastry Pinwheels in Taste of Home Christmas Annual Annual 2017, p128

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Appy_Girl User ID: 1132413 272942
Reviewed Sep. 12, 2017

"Fun to make and yummy to eat. One can serve them as an appetizer or as a nice light lunch. Just add a green salad and your meal is complete. Only a glass of white wine is needed.

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Debglass11 User ID: 6300479 272649
Reviewed Sep. 4, 2017

"These yummy pinwheels are great for an appetizer, light lunch, or even an accompaniment to brunch! Made them exactly as directed. easy to put together and pretty on the plate! A keeper!"

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