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Turkey and Swiss Pinwheels {RECIPE}

turkey and Swiss Pinwheels Recipe

My friend, Kelly, was describing the perfect finger food to take to a party, shower, or brunch, turkey and swiss pinwheels. She said this was always her moms “go to” party food and they were sure to be crowd pleasers.

They sounded so yummy, I decided to make up a batch to check them out for myself.

Turkey and Swiss Pinwheels Recipe

Turkey and Swiss Pinwheels ingredients

Turkey and swiss pinwheels dough2

Unroll the crescent rolls, and separate them into rectangles. (1 can of crescents will make 4 rectangles.)

Turkey and swiss pinwheels toppings

Spread the spicy brown mustard on the rectangles of dough, and top with thin sliced turkey and Alpine Lace Reduced Fat Swiss Cheese.

Turkey and swiss pinwheels cutting

Roll up each rectangle and cut slices.

Turkey and swiss pinwheels before baking

Lay the slices out. Don’t worry if they aren’t perfect. The dough will puff and cover up any imperfections.

Bake at 350 for 12 – 15 minutes.

Turkey and swiss after baking

See? Y-U-M!

turkey and swiss pinwheel gooey

The were little pinwheels of deliciousness! Little bite-sized cheesy bits of heaven!

turkey and swiss pinwheels gobbled

They didn’t last long! Everyone loved these Turkey and Swiss Pinwheels!

What’s your favorite way to eat swiss cheese? Check the Alpine Lace site for some cheesy inspiration.

Thank you to Alpine Lace for sponsoring this post and helping me find a new easy cheesy recipe!

Alpine Lace Swiss


Here are my daily nutrition needs. What are yours? Go to the Alpine Lace website and make your own personalized nutrition label! After you do, share it on my Smockity Facebook page, and while you’re on Facebook, be sure to “like” the Alpine Lace Deli Cheese page and check it for recipes and snack ideas.

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Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe

Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe

This sweet potato casserole recipe is a family favorite!

We have it for most holidays and the kids even request it fairly often for birthday dinners. Probably because it tastes more like dessert than a vegetable.

Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe

  • 4-6 sweet potatoes
  • 1 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs slightly beaten
  • 1 stick butter

1. Put all the sweet potatoes, unpeeled and whole, in a big stock pot of water. Boil until the biggest one can be pierced through with a fork.

2. Drain and slip the skins off the sweet potatoes. Put them in a large bowl.

Sweet Potato Casserole Ingredients

3. Add remaining ingredients and mix well.

4. Pour into 9×13 casserole dish that has been sprayed with cooking spray.


  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 1 cup coarsely chopped pecans

1. Blend first 3 topping ingredients.

2. Add pecans.

3. Sprinkle on top of casserole just before baking.

4. Bake at 350 for 45 min – 1 hr. until middle is not jiggly.

Sweet Potato Casserole 2

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Round Up of Christmas Fun

These fun foods and activities are our favorite Christmas traditions.

I love to make these olive penguins and igloo cheese ball to take to parties. Instant fun!

Here’s a simple craft kids love.

This simple felt Christmas tree skirt is a treasure in our family. The kids love to see how their hands have grown over the years.

This gingerbread house decorating party is the event we look forward to all year!

What fun traditions do you plan for Christmastime?

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All Things Thanksgiving

If you are like me, you are dragging out all your favorite recipes for the big day this week.

Since we have 8 children, we usually do the hosting of Thanksgiving. It’s just easier for people to come to us than it is to host us, and we love to have company anyway, so it’s all good!

Roundup of Thanksgiving recipes

Kid-Friendly Thanksgiving Crafts

Favorite Thanksgiving books

What are your Thanksgiving plans?

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Fun 4th of July Foods

Here are some easy patriotic 4th of July snacks that will liven up your festivities.

I love these fun drinks that can also teach kids a lesson in density!

Patriotic popcorn balls

I love these simple, healthy treats! Strawberries and bananas can be used instead of raspberries and marshmallows, and you can even set the supplies out and let the kids make this.


More patriotic popcorn!

More fun fruit!

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Grilled Pork Chops

My husband recently got some “buy one get one free” center cut pork chops that were about to expire. He dug around in the fridge for a while and came up with this marinade for them:

  • the last of our homemade plum jelly (about 1/2 cup)
  • soy sauce (about 1/2 cup)
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • about 1/2 can of Coke (to tenderize)

He put it all, along with the pork chops, in a large Ziploc bag and leave it in the fridge for about an hour and a half.

Then, he put them on a hot grill and brushed the leftover marinade over them periodically.

Boy, oh boy! Were they ever tasty!

We had these with oven roasted red potatoes, cut into chunks, tossed with olive oil and seasoning salt, and topped with shredded cheddar and mozzarella. The classic green bean casserole rounded out the menu.

Cheap, easy, and tasty….the perfect meal!

Did you like this recipe? Try my homemade White Castle Sliders next!

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