1. Cheddar and Smoked Summer Sausage Pinwheel Appetizer

Cheddar and Smoked Summer Sausage Pinwheel Appetizer

Julie Deily | Appetizers, Relish |American

Filled with snacks both sweet and savory, the Harry's Gift Box has something for everyone. You can even use the ingredients to create a delicious cheddar and smoked summer sausage pinwheel appetizer that's perfect for events of all sorts, from birthday parties to game day get-togethers.

From the crackers to the Moose Munch Popcorn, the cheddar, and the summer sausage, Harry's Gift Box is the perfect treat for game days or just every day enjoyment. You can also make some very delicious pinwheel appetizers. Not only are these appetizers easy, they're also very tasty! The creaminess from the cream cheese and sharpness from the cheddar goes perfectly with the smoked sausage and the green onions, to create a savory snack for any occasion. Just mix all the ingredients, spread it onto puff pastry, roll into pinwheels, and bake for a scrumptious dish!

Cheddar and Smoked Summer Sausage Pinwheel Appetizer

Prep Time: 12 minutes | Cook Time: 18 minutes | Total Time: 30 minutes



  1. Heat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Mix beaten egg with one tablespoon of cold water in a small prep bowl.
  3. Mix cream cheese, green onions, shredded cheddar and diced smoked summer sausage in a small mixing bowl.
  4. Flour a cutting board or surface and place thawed puff pastry sheet on it. Brush egg wash all over the puff pastry sheet.
  5. Using a spoon, spread the cream cheese-cheddar mixture all over the pastry sheet.
  6. Starting on the short edge, roll up the puff pastry sheet.
  7. Using a sharp knife, cut slices that are about 1/2-inch thick.
  8. Place cut side down on a parchment paper-lined baking sheet and brush sides and tops with the egg wash.
  9. Bake for 16 to 18 minutes.
  10. Allow to cool on a cooling rack for at least 5 minutes.
Makes: 20 pinwheels
Serves: 20 servings