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Nations Best® Recipes


Just about everyone, young and old, enjoys eating Pigs-in-a-Blanket. Now, Nations Best® Pastrami keeps itself warm and cozy in a creamy, mustard-slathered blanket. You can also prepare this with Nations Best® Corned Beef!


  • 2 tubes (8 oz each) refrigerated crescent rolls
  • 8 oz Nations Best® Pastrami, sliced paper-thin
  • 8 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 1/3 c Dijon mustard
  • Salt & freshly-ground black pepper, to taste
  • 2 Tbsp grated onion
  • 1 Tbsp snipped fresh chive


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Separate the crescent rolls into triangles. Cut each triangle in half lengthwise to make two smaller triangles.
  3. Cut the pastrami into 1 x 2-inch strips.
  4. Combine the cream cheese, mustard, onion, and chives in a small bowl.
  5. Spread 1 ½ tsp of the cream cheese mixture on each triangle up to ½ -inch of the pointed end. Lay 3 pieces of the pastrami at wide end of triangle and then roll up the crescent, beginning at the wide end.
  6. Place the crescents on an ungreased baking sheet, 1 inch apart, point side down. Bake until golden brown, about 12 to 15 minutes. Serve warm.

  7. Makes 32 crescents