Mediterranean Pastry Pinwheels

“These quick appetizers are irresistible. The flavours of sun-dried tomatoes and pesto balance beautifully.” —Kristen Heigl, Staten Island, New York

Mediterranean Pastry PinwheelsPhoto: Taste of Home
Servings Prep Time Cook Time
16appetizers 20minutes + freezing 15minutes
Servings Prep Time
16appetizers 20minutes + freezing
Cook Time
15minutes
Ingredients
Portions: appetizers
Units:
Ingredients
Portions: appetizers
Units:
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400°. Unfold puff pastry; roll and trim into a 10-in. square.
  2. Beat cream cheese and pesto until smooth; stir in remaining ingredients. Spread cheese mixture on pastry to within 1/2 in. of edges. Roll up jelly-roll style. Freeze 30 minutes. Cut crosswise into 16 slices.
  3. Bake cut side down on a parchment-lined baking sheet until golden brown, 12-15 minutes.
Recipe Notes

Freeze option: Cover and freeze unbaked pastry slices on waxed paper-lined baking sheets until firm. Transfer to airtight container; return to freezer. To use, preheat oven to 400°; bake pastries until golden brown, 15-20 minutes.

Nutrition Facts
1 appetizer: 170 calories, 13g fat (5g saturated fat), 18mg cholesterol, 227mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 2g fibre), 4g protein.