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deer pinwheels

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Crystal Smith
Hayden, AL

These are wonderful as a main dish or can be used as appetizers. My family and I are avid deer hunters and are fortunate enough to have these often for dinner.

(1 rating)
yield 3 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 45 Min

Ingredients For deer pinwheels

  • 1
    deer tenderloin
  • 8 oz
    cream cheese, low-fat
  • 4 Tbsp
    cajun seasoning
  • 1 pkg
    bacon, uncooked

How To Make deer pinwheels

  • 1
    slice tenderloin 4 inch long and 1 inch wide strips (to make a pinwheel).
  • 2
    Spread cream cheese on strips and roll in to pinwheels.
  • 3
    Wrap each pinwheel in 1 strip of bacon, tightly.
  • 4
    Roll wrapped pinwheels in cajun seasoning.
  • 5
    Place on a cookie sheet in preheated oven for 45 minutes at 350 degrees.
  • 6
    After baking, drain off oil and broil pinwheels on low, browning bacon on both sides.