Here is what you’ll need to create this football party appetizer for the big game:
1 pkg Pillsbury Crescent Roll dough
12 ounces Palmetto Cheese – Original, Jalapeno, or Bacon
Unroll the crescent roll dough and press together with a rolling pin to combine the seams in the dough. Use a paring knife to cut the dough into the shape of a football.
With the remaining dough, cut strips to create the threads of the football. Place all pieces onto an ungreased baking sheet and bake at 375F for 10 minutes or until golden brown.Top with Palmetto Cheese and the baked “threads” to create the football. We added Palmetto Cheese Pinwheels to our party platter. The recipe for those is below.
Palmetto Cheese Pinwheels
1 – 12oz. pkg. Flaky Biscuit Dough, 10ct. (Pillsbury or store brand)
1 – 12oz. tub Palmetto Cheese – Original, Jalapeno or Bacon
Preheat the oven to 400 F. Lightly grease an average sized muffin pan. You’ll need 12 – 14 spaces for the pinwheels.
On a lightly floured counter, lay out the 10 biscuit dough circles.
With a floured rolling pin roll out the dough until there are no spaces in between them. You may have to sprinkle a little flour on top of the dough so it doesn’t stick.
Spread the Palmetto Cheese over the dough.
Starting at the widest side, roll the dough over top of itself. If you’ve ever made cinnamon rolls, it’s the same procedure.
Cut the roll into 1 inch wide slices. You should get approx. 14 slices.
Place each slice into your greased muffin pan.
Bake at 400 F until golden brown. Approximately 12-15 minutes.