Puff Pastry French Onion Soup Pinwheels Recipe

Wow your guests at your next get together with all the delicious flavors of French Onion Soup spiraled in-between layers of flakey puff pastry with a flavorful punch of from Jarlsberg Swiss cheese! My French Onion Soup Pinwheels are are such a fun twist on a classic flavored soup.

French Onion Soup Spirals on a wooden cutting board

Admittedly I love french onion soup so much but it’s so much effort for a simple bowl of soup, so I’m always looking for ways to bring it’s flavor to different parts our weekly menu.

These French onion soup puffs are the perfect appetizer, snack or light meal. Filled with soft, caramelized onions and when made with Jarlsberg® cheese, they are a guaranteed crowd pleaser!

Jarlsberg Cheese block on a cutting board

The sweetness of the onions with the Jarlsberg® encased in a puff pastry spiral is the stuff dreams are made of. Perfect balance in every bite. It is the perfect canapé to serve with drinks and can be fully prepped ahead so great for festive parties.

Why is Jarlsberg the Best Cheese for French Onion Soup?

A better questions is why not Jarlsberg®? One of my favorite cheeses, it’s a creamy cousin to traditional swiss and a perfect balance to enhance french onion soup makign Jarlsberg the best cheese for french onion soup, hands down!

grated Jarlsberg Cheese on a wooden cutting board

Jarlsberg® is famous around the world for its distinctive sweet and nutty taste and its large, round holes. It is available with or without its distinctive rind, either cut to suit your need, as a mighty 10 kg wheel or even individually packaged portions, that are one of my favorite portable snacks!

package of Jarlsberg Cheese snacks on a wooden cutting board

It’s such a wonderfully versatile cheese with a nutty flavor – whether you buy it as a regular staple for sandwiches, a complement for summer salads, a tasty addition to your cheese board with crackers or as an irresistible cheeky late night snack wtih potato chips! Jarlsberg® is naturally lactose-free and suitable for vegetarians. You can even find jarlsberg dip recipes or fondue online too.

How to make Puff Pastry French Onion Soup Spirals

It’s so much easier to make French Onion Soup Spirals than it is to make a big batch of soup. With just a few delicious ingredients you can toss together a fancy looking appetizer that’s deceptively easy to make.

ingredients for French onion soup spirals

Lots of onions and garlic sautéed in butter with fresh thyme, worcestershire sauce, white wine, all rolled up in flakey puff pastry and brushed with egg, easy peasy! Watch my video (below) to learn how!

Bake at 400 degrees for 15 minutes. Then enjoy warm, room temperature or chilled, no matter the temperature they are always delicious!

hand holding a French onion soup spiral

Serve French Onion Soup Spirals with a dry white wine for the prefect pre-meal bite of finger-friendly serving of French onion soup.

French onion soup spirals on a wooden cutting board with a bottle of wine in the background

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Jarlsberg. All opinions are 100% mine.

Puff Pastry French Onion Soup Spirals with Jarlsberg Cheese

Puff Pastry French Onion Soup Spirals

All the delicious flavors of French Onion Soup in-between layers of flakey puff pastry with a flavorful punch of from Jarlsberg Swiss cheese! My French Onion Soup Spirals are the perfect appetizer for your next get together or make a batch to enjoy as a snack or light meal!
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Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 20



  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F and line a large bakng sheet with parchment paper.
  • Remove puff pastry from freezer and allow to thaw at room temperature while preparing the onions.
  • In a skillet over medium/high heat melt butter, add onions, garlic and season with salt and pepper. Saute until cooked through and liquid had been relased and eveparoted.
  • Add worcestershire sauce, white wine and thyme, continue to cook until the liquid is evpaoraged. Remove from heat and allow to cool.
  • Spread out puff pastry sheet, lightly roll with a rolling pin to flaten the seams and make it slightly larger.
  • Brush with beaten egg. Spread with onion mixture and top with shredded Jarlsberg cheese.
  • Starting at the short edge, roll it up and slice into roughly 20 1/2 slices.
  • Arrange on prepared baking sheet and brush with remainign egg.
  • Bake at 400 for 15 mintues. Serve immediately.


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