How to Make Pinwheel Appetizers

How to Make Pinwheel Appetizers - 4 Insanely Delicious Recipes

Learn how to make pinwheel appetizers by reading these delicious recipes mentioned below. These recipes will make sure that your party food is never-ending, as these recipes take very little time to be made...
Tastessence Staff
Last Updated: Dec 10, 2017
I don't know about you guys, but I find party food incomplete if I don't come across some delicious appetizers. Sure the main course can be delicious and there can be a string of cocktails, mocktails and alcoholic beverages, but appetizers still have a special place in my heart. People may or may not consume drinks and the main course but they definitely will consume appetizers, here are some delicious examples.

Pinwheel Appetizers Recipes

You must have come across these easy pinwheel recipes many times and often misjudged them as time-consuming recipes, which they are not. These pinwheel appetizer recipes are simple to make and I guarantee that just one bite and the guests would be wanting more and more.

Tortilla Pinwheels with Cream Cheese Appetizers
Ingredients
  • Cream cheese, 1 pack
  • Large flour tortillas, 4
  • Finely chopped green pepper, 2 tsp
  • Chopped parsley, 3 tsp
  • Chopped onions, 3 tsp
  • Finely chopped black olives, 3 tsp
  • Hot pepper sauce, ½ tsp
  • Mayonnaise as required
  • Thin ham slices
Preparation
Take a medium-sized bowl and add cream cheese, onion, green pepper, parsley, olives and hot pepper sauce. Mix well. There's a chance that the mixture may become too thick and if that happens then add a bit of mayonnaise. Place the flour tortillas on a plain surface and then spread the mixture on each tortilla evenly. Now decorate the mixture with a thin slice of ham if you want to. Keep rolling the covered tortilla until it gains the shape of a hot dog. Keep the tortilla for cooling for some minutes as it makes the cutting very easy. Use a sharp knife and cut the tortilla in about ¼ inch thick slices. The slices will appear in a pin wheel design.

Spicy Chicken Pinwheels Appetizers
Ingredients
  • Softened cream cheese, 1 packet
  • Chopped green onions, 2
  • Shredded cheddar cheese
  • Chopped black olives, 1 can
  • Chopped green chilies, 1 can
  • Diced chunk chicken, 1 can
Preparation
In a mixing bowl add cream cheese, olives, chilies, onions, shredded cheese, green onions, and diced chicken. Now mix all the ingredients together until they are well blended. Spread this mixture onto the tortillas and then roll them properly. Wrap each chip and keep it for cooling for at 90 minutes. Slice it into 1 inch thin pinwheels and serve it with dip of your choice.

Ham Pinwheel Appetizers
Ingredients
  • Softened cream cheese, 1 pack
  • Thin slices of cooked ham
  • Thin sliced green onions, 2
  • Shredded tart apple, 1
  • Flour tortillas, 4
  • Chopped red pepper, ¼ cup
  • Minced garlic clove, 1
  • Curry powder, ¼ tsp
  • Ground mustard, ¼ tsp
Preparation
In a mixing bowl add cream cheese, garlic, curry powder, mustard and mix well. Now toss in the shredded apple and mix well. Spread this mixture on each tortilla and garnish it with red pepper, onions and ham. After rolling up the tortillas wrap them in a plastic bag and keep it for cooling for at least 2 hours. Cut it in inch slices and serve.

Turkey Pinwheel Appetizers
Ingredients
  • Large flour tortillas, 8
  • Baby spinach leaves, washed and dried, 1 bag
  • Softened cream cheese, 8 ounces
  • Dry salad dressing and dip mix, 1 pack
  • Seeded and chopped red bell pepper, ¼ cup
  • Seeded and chopped green bell pepper, ½ cup
  • Turkey slices, 15
Preparation
In a medium bowl add softened cream cheese and dry dressing. Mix well and add in the bell peppers. Divide this mixture equally in tortillas and cover it with baby spinach leaves and thin turkey slices. Roll the tortillas in wraps and keep for cooling for at least 3 hours. Now cut it into thin 1 inch slices and serve.

I hope you've liked these pinwheel appetizer recipes. As you must have seen that they are very easy to make and don't need much hard work. You can make them in large numbers and serve them with colorful toothpicks and dips.