Pepperoni Pinwheels

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 10 mins

A childhood neighbor's mom used to make these for us. You can use any kind of meat and cheese - even dressing for that matter. I have made ham and chedder and salami and mozzeralla but pepperoni and american is the "tradition".

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 10 slices pepperoni, diced
  • 2 slices American cheese, diced
  • 2 tablespoons prepared Italian dressing
  • 1 package crescent roll


  1. Mix pepperoni, cheese and Italian dressing in small bowl.
  2. Unroll crescent rolls and seperate into 2 rectangles- pinch perforations together so they won't seperate.
  3. Spoon 1/2 of pepperoni mixture onto each rectangle.
  4. Starting at short side roll dough jellyroll style.
  5. Slice rolls into about 1/2 inch slices.
  6. Place flat on greased cookie sheet.
  7. Bake at 375 degrees for 10 minutes or until just browned.


Most Helpful

Tasty, quick appetizer that I whipped up last minute. I didn't find the recipe too hard to follow. I did use shredded cheese and cut up my pepperoni slices into quarters. Baked up nicely and were gone pretty quickly! Thanks for posting! Made for the PARTY tag game.

StacyMD187373 December 12, 2010

I'm not going to give it stars. Here's the deal: as written, it's a bit hard to follow. There is no amount given for the pepperoni (slices? What size?) so I used 1/2 c. of finely chopped pepperoni, and that seemed to be enough. The other flaw in the recipe is step 2 - when it says to separate the crescent rolls into 2 rectangles, they should actually be separated into 4 rectangles. This would make the execution of the recipe much easier. I did as the recipe states (2 rectangles) and had a heck of a time trying to roll them. But this is a great recipe for savory, spicy little eats! I did not have Italian dressing, so I used a thin veneer of honey mustard. For the cheese, I used a good sprinkling (about 3/4 c. shredded) mozzarella and provolone mixture. Also, for "1 package" crescent rolls, that means one 8 ounce can. Hope my trial and error with this recipe will entice others to make these, because they're delicious!

vrvrvr February 02, 2010

I prefer provolone cheese!

RPatten July 25, 2005

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