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Turkey, Bacon, & Goat Cheese Pinwheels

A simple appetizer prepped the day ahead and baked right before guests arrive. Made with Musselman’s Apple Butter.

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  • ½ cup MUSSELMAN’S® Apple Butter
  • 2 ounces soft goat cheese
  • 2 green onions, choppped
  • ¼ cup pecans, chopped
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 dash pepper
  • 1 pound deli turkey, sliced
  • 4 slices bacon, crisply cooked and crumbled
  • 1 can refrigerated crescent dough sheet


  1. Step 1
    Toast pecans in a skillet on medium heat until they just start to darken or about 5 minutes.

  2. Step 2
    Combine the apple butter and the goat cheese until smooth.

  3. Step 3
    Add in the onions and the pecans. Season with salt and pepper and mix well. Set aside.

  4. Step 4
    Heat the oven to 350°F. Unroll the cresent dough and even out the sides to form a rectangle.

  5. Step 5
    Take 2/3 of the goat cheese mixture and spread over the dough to the edges.

  6. Step 6
    Lay the turkey slices in 2 layers accross the dough. Cut slices as needed to make sure all the dough is covered.

  7. Step 7
    Sprinkle the crumbled bacon over the turkey.

  8. Step 8
    Starting at one of the short sides, tightly roll the dough the whole way accross. Chill the dough log, seam side down, for 10 to 15 minutes.

  9. Step 9
    Using a serrated knife, cut the log into 12 slices. Place slices on a greased cookie sheet. Bake for 12 to 17 minutes or until golden brown

  10. Step 10
    Serve warm with the remaining goat cheese spread on the side as a dip.

Serving Suggestion

Make extra goat cheese spread and use on grilled sandwiches, as a dipping sauce for kakbobs, or on turkey burgers.

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