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Sausage Pinwheel Bites w/ Jimmy Dean Hearty Sausage Crumbles

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Have you tried Jimmy Dean Hearty Sausage Crumbles? They’re fully cooked and ready to serve bits of sausage, perfect for use in recipes!

The crumbles are available in three varieties: Original, Hot and Turkey Sausage, and they are packaged in resealable pouches.

Jimmy Dean Hearty Sausage Crumbles

I picked up the Original Hearty Sausage Crumbles last weekend in order to make a Sausage Pinwheels recipe I had seen on their website, but I changed a couple of things to “lighten” it up.

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 Sausage Pinwheel Bites

Ingredients
1 can (8 oz) refrigerated light crescent rolls
1/4 cup Reduced Fat Italian Cheese & Herb Cooking Creme
1/2 cup Jimmy Dean Regular Hearty Sausage Crumbles

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

2. Unroll crescent dough and place on a lightly floured surface. Firmly press perforations together so that you have 4 dough rectangles instead of 8. Each should be about 8×5-inches in size.

3. Spread the Italian Cheese & Herb cooking creme over each rectangle (about 1 Tbsp each). Sprinkle 2 Tbsp sausage crumbles on top.

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4. Starting from short end, roll up and seal the long edges. Cut each roll into 5 slices with a serrated knife.

5. Place spirals cut side up on greased baking sheets. Bake 15-20 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from cookie sheets and serve warm.

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Makes 20 pinwheels and they’re only about 50 calories each!

They’re surprisingly flavorful for little bite-sized snacks, and I love ‘em so much that I’m going to make them again for the Super Bowl.

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Speaking of Super Bowl snacks, there are lots of great appetizer recipes on the Jimmy Dean website. I want to try this Southwest Sausage dip next!

Jimmy Dean Southwest Sausage Dip

 

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About Liz

Liz Mays is a professional lifestyle blogger in coastal North Carolina. She loves writing about food and sharing recipes, and has a passion for travel, tech, entertainment, home decor and style.

Comments

  1. Vikki Billings says:

    I would use it in eggs

  2. Charlene Shaver says:

    I’d use it on French bread pizza :)

  3. Thanks for the giveaway…incorporating into an omelette.

  4. Shaunda E. says:

    Homemade pizza

  5. Veronica Garrett says:

    I see myself using them on pizzas.

  6. I’d throw some in when I make scrambled eggs

  7. I’d put them in an omelet first. Thanks!