Cheddar Bacon Jalapeño Pinwheels

Cheddar Bacon Jalapeño Pinwheels

  • Author: Cuts and Crumbles
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 20 mins
  • Yield: ~24 pinwheels
  • Category: Appetizer



  • 1 can of Pillsbury crescent rolls
  • 4 oz softened cream cheese
  • 5 slices of cooked, crumbled bacon
  • 1 C shredded cheddar cheese
  • 12 Tbsp diced jalapeños
  • Extra cheese and bacon to garnish, as well as garlic powder, if desired


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and prepare a baking sheet lined with foil.
  2. Roll out crescent rolls and press down the seams to create one large rectangular sheet.
  3. In a large bowl, mix together cream cheese, bacon, shredded cheddar cheese and jalapeños. Spread the mixture evenly on top the dough sheet.
  4. Roll the dough lengthwise into a log.
  5. Slice the log into 3/4″ slices and arrange the pinwheels 2″ apart on your prepared baking sheet.
  6. Top with a little extra cheddar cheese and crumbled bacon.
  7. Bake for about 10 minutes, or until the crescent rolls have started to brown and cheese is melted.
  8. Sprinkle with garlic powder and serve with a side of ranch dressing.
  9. Enjoy!