Cheese-ball Roll-up Sandwiches

My mom made roll-up sandwiches for picnics and road trips when I was growing up. Sometimes it was chicken with cream cheese other times it was lunch meat with cream cheese roll-up, but it was always with homemade roll dough. As we got other and life was busier she started using crescent rolls to save time. I also made these for my kids, but I wanted to take it up a notch in flavor by adding additional ingredients. The cheese-ball mix is great with crackers as well as in these sandwiches! This recipe can me made in large batches and be put together as a team in assembly line fashion. We often work on these as a family.


Cheese-ball Mix
1-8oz package Cream Cheese
1/3 cup Shredded Cheese
2 T Dried Onion Flakes
1 tsp Garlic
1 toothpick dip doTerra Basil*
1 toothpick dip doTerra Thyme*
1 toothpick dip doTerra Rosemary*
(optional) 2 T Bacon Bits

2-8ct Tube of Crescent Rolls
1 lb Lunch meat slices (Ham, Chicken, Turkey, Roast Beef)


Pre-heat oven to 375.

Stack 3-4 pieces of lunch meat.

Spread 2-3 T of Cheese-ball mix on to the meat.

Roll the meat.

Roll Crescent dough around the meat roll. And repeat until all 16 are complete.

Bake for 12-15 minutes until golden brown.

Store in the refrigerator if not eating immediately.


*Toothpick method

1 toothpick dip =  dip a toothpick into the essential oil and dip it once into the recipe
1 toothpick swirl = dip a toothpick into the essential oil and swirl it around in the recipe
1/2 drop – Drop an essential oil onto a spoon, then use the tip of a sharp knife to obtain the desired flavor

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