Ham and Cheese Pinwheels

 

Anyone else get themselves into a lunchtime rut?  *hands raised high*

While soup and sandwiches are great, sometimes I {and the kids} get so bored of the same old. To get out of that rut, why not take an all time fave and jazz it up a little. Take ham and cheese, popular with sandwiches. Snoozefest.

So, I started making Ham and Cheese Pinwheels once a week, and it’s proven to be a great hit with the kids. Plus, if you make these for lunch on a Sunday and save a few, you have lunch to send to school on Monday. 

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Plus, making these is quick and easy {a must for this Mom!} and would be so perfect served as an appetizer!  

You can make your own dough for this, yet I use a package of crescent rolls, which didn’t unroll into one piece at all so I had to re-ball the entire thing and remake one large piece using a rolling pin. Spread your cream cheese and mustard mixture over it all, then place some ham, mozza cheese and green onions on top.

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Starting at one end, roll the entire thing to the other end, making one big log. Using a serrated knife, cut into 1-2 inch sections and place on a greased cookie sheet to bake.

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It’s ok if each roll isn’t perfect and there are gaps. When baking, the cheese and dough will fill the gaps and it’ll all stick together when done. 

When completed, you have a perfect Ham and Cheese Pinwheel, and they are delicious! A great alternative to a ham & cheese favourite, with a nice cream cheese taste and buttery dough. Mmmm! 

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Ham & Cheese Pinwheels
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Ingredients
  1. 1 package cooked deli meat ham {about 6-8 slices}
  2. 1/4 package of Cream Cheese, softened
  3. 1 tbsp mustard
  4. 1 can refrigerated crescent rolls
  5. 1 cup grated Swiss cheese
  6. 2 green onions {sliced}
Instructions
  1. Unroll crescent roll dough into 1 large sheet, use a rolling pin if needed.
  2. In a small bowl, combine cream cheese and mustard. Spread mixture onto the surface of the dough.
  3. Place ham on top of the cream cheese mixture and then top with mozza cheese and green onions.
  4. Starting at one side of the dough, roll until you have one large log roll.
  5. Using a serrated knife, cut into 1-2 inch sections and place onto a cookie sheet.
  6. Bake at 350°F for 14-18 minutes or until edges are golden brown.
  7. Serve warm and enjoy!
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Comments

  1. Yum, these looks incredible!

  2. kristen visser says:

    omg these look amazing!!! perfect for hors d’ourves! im definitely going to be making these. thanks for the recipe!

  3. Lee-Ann says:

    We love these! And not just for lunch either!

  4. kelly young says:

    wow these look awesome going to try them forsure i think my kids would love these thank you.

  5. Shelley N says:

    These look great

  6. Judy C (Judy Cowan) says:

    Yummy! These look really good, thanks for sharing the recipe! I am definitely going to make these!

  7. So easy….definitely going to try my own version of these!

  8. Terry Madden says:

    I Am going to make these they sound so good.

  9. jessica s says:

    I hate lunchtime because I can never think of anything to make. THESE are PERFECT! thank you for sharing

  10. These look really yummy!

  11. Michael says:

    My mother used to make these for me years ago, and I’d forgotten about them. Going to try them out this weekend again!

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