Maple Premium Pork Sausage

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Maple Sausage and Cream Cheese Pinwheels

Sweet and savory come together in a delicious way with Jimmy Dean® Maple Pork Sausage, apples and walnuts. These will surely become a new family favorite.


  • 1 package Maple Premium Pork Sausage

  • 1 cup finely chopped, peeled apple

  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, cubed, softened

  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • ⅛ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 4 cans (8 ounces each) refrigerated crescent rolls

  • ¾ cup chopped walnuts or pecans (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Cook sausage and apple in large skillet over MEDIUM-HIGH heat 8-10 minutes or until sausage is thoroughly cooked, stirring frequently; drain. Return to skillet. Add cream cheese, cinnamon and pepper; mix well.

  2. Unroll dough on work surface. Separate each can of dough into 4 rectangles; firmly press perforations together to seal. Spread 3 tablespoons sausage mixture onto each rectangle.

  3. Roll up dough rectangles, starting at 1 long side of each. Pinch edges together to seal. Use serrated knife to cut each roll into 6 spirals.

  4. Place, cut sides down and 1 inch apart, on baking sheets. Sprinkle with nuts, if desired; press lightly into tops of spirals.

  5. Bake 13-15 minutes or until tops are golden brown and bottoms are crisp.