I received this recipe from a dear friend. You can also spoon sausage mixture into single crescents, roll crescent and slice single crescent to make two bite size pieces or put one layer of cresents into a sprayed 9x13 baking dish, then sausage mixture, then other layer of crescents - making sure all seams are pressed together; bake and cut into squares. I've tried all ways and they are all very good.
1Saute broken apart sausage until no longer pink; drain. While sausage is still hot, add cream cheese and mix well. (The cream cheese will take out a lot of the "hot" from the sausage, leaving a really good flavoring.) On wax paper, parchment paper, or a chopping block, lay out crescent rolls, pressing together seams with your fingers to make one solid piece. Spoon in 1/2 sausage mixture and spread. Roll up into wax or parchment paper. Chill in refrigerator, about an hour (or in freezer for a few minutes) until able to slice into desired thickness pinwheels (about 1/2 inch). Repeat with other tube of crescents and other 1/2 of sausage mixture; you will have 2 rolls. When ready to cook, preheat oven to 375 degrees. Lay sliced pinwheels on parchment lined baking sheet and bake about 20 minutes or until browned, turning one time during cooking and maybe adjusting baking time accordingly if you have thinner slices. This recipe is very easy to 1/2 or to cook one now and freeze one for later. Whole recipe makes about 2 dozen, depending on how thick you slice them.