“Minne-cristo” SPAM® Stacker

2016 Minnesota State Fair

Submitted by SPAM® fan

75 min 12 servings 7 ingredients


  • 1 (12-ounce) can SPAM® Less Sodium
  • 2 (8-count) cans crescent roll dough sheets
  • 1/4 cup raspberry preserves, divided
  • 4 deli slices Swiss Cheese, divided
  • 1 egg white (beaten)
  • 2 teaspoons sesame seeds
  • Cooking Spray


  • 1.Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  • 2.Unroll crescent roll dough sheets and cut into 8 rectangles (each 5-1/2 inches x 3 inches in size). Brush with egg wash. Sprinkle sesame seeds on two of the rectangles; pressing lightly with fingers to adhere to the dough. Place on baking sheet sprayed with cooking spray. Bake 7-10 minutes until puffy and lightly browned. Allow to cool.
  • 3.Cut SPAM® lengthwise into 12 thin slices. Heat SPAM® slices in skillet until lightly browned on both sides.
  • 4.Spray two 5-1/2 inch x 3 inch mini loaf pans with cooking spray.
  • 5.To assemble, place one baked crescent roll rectangle in the pan. Top evenly with two SPAM® slices. Spread SPAM® layer with raspberry preserves, then top with one slice Swiss cheese. Note: As needed, trim the crescents, SPAM® slices and cheese to fit the pans.
  • 6.Place second baked crescent roll rectangle over this and two more SPAM® slices.
  • 7.Place third baked crescent roll rectangle and two more SPAM® slices. Spread with raspberry jam, then top with one slice Swiss cheese.
  • 8.Finish by topping with baked crescent roll rectangle (fourth crust with sesame seeds).
  • 9.Repeat assembly directions to create the second "stacker." Bake 10 minutes until hot and golden brown. Cool slightly before cutting.
  • 10.When ready to serve, cut each "stacker" into 6 slices. Makes 2 mini loaves. Refrigerate leftovers.

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