Search Term

Enter a search term (optional)


Select One (optional)



Show only results that have an image


Select as many as you like (optional)

  • Christmas
  • Cinco de Mayo
  • Earth Day
  • Easter
  • Fall
  • Father's Day
  • Halloween
  • Jewish Holiday
  • Kwanzaa
  • Mother's Day
  • New Year's
  • Patriotic Holiday
  • Spring
  • St. Patrick's Day
  • Summer
  • Thanksgiving
  • Valentine's Day
  • Winter
  • Back to School
  • Birthdays
  • Fourth of July
  • Labor Day
  • Memorial Day
Cuisine Type

Select as many as you like (optional)

  • American
  • Amish
  • Asian
  • Chinese
  • French
  • Greek
  • Indian
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Jewish
  • Mexican
  • Southern
  • Tropical


Select as many as you like (optional)

  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Winter
Cooking Method

Select as many as you like (optional)

  • Casserole
  • Grilling
  • Microwave
  • No Bake
  • Oven
  • Pressure Cooker
  • Skillet
  • Slow Cooker
Cooking Time

Select One (optional)

Preparation Time

Select One (optional)

Chill Time

Select One (optional)

Number of Ingredients

Select One (optional)

Slow Cooker Time HIGH

Select One (optional)

Slow Cooker Time LOW

Select One (optional)

Advanced Search


Free Offer
39 Appetizer Recipes and Party Pleasers eCookbook

Any gathering is a great reason to make some easy appetizer recipes, and this FREE eCookbook is sure to help you along your way. Throw the best party serving the best party food!

Bonus: Get our newsletter & special offers for free. We will not share or sell your email address. View our Privacy Policy

Pretty Party Pinwheels


(8 Votes)


Pretty Party Pinwheels
Pretty Party Pinwheels
This image courtesy of Party Snacks! by A.J. Rathbun

If you're looking for appetizer recipes that will totally "Wow" your crowd, then you must try these delicious Pretty Party Pinwheels. An easy appetizer that uses tortillas, cream cheese, and loads of other flavorful ingredients, this is sure a winner! Our #1 desire for a recipe is taste, of course, but close behind is appearance. These pinwheels rank well in that department, as you can see from the photo. Pretty and delicious? Now that's a win-win.

Yields: 70

  • 2 jalapeo chiles, quartered (leave the seeds in if you like it hotter)
  • 4 green onions, coarsely chopped
  • 2 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 1/2 of a (0.4-ounce) package ranch dressing mix
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 10 large flour tortillas
  • 5 cups loosely packed fresh spinach, washed and dried
  • 5 to 7 Roma tomatoes, seeded and very thinly sliced
  • salsa or Louisiana-style hot sauce, for serving
  1. Put the jalapenos and onions in a food processor, and process for 3 to 5 seconds, until well chopped.
  2. Add the cream cheese, dressing mix, and pepper, and process again until all is well mixed.
  3. Using a spatula or butter knife, spread the mixture evenly over one side of each flour tortilla.
  4. Arrange 1⁄2 cup spinach and a few tomato slices on top of the mixture on each tortilla.
  5. Roll up each tortilla, making a tight roll. Once all are rolled and stacked on a plate, cover with plastic wrap or foil and put them in the fridge to chill for about an hour.
  6. Using a sharp chef’s knife, slice each rolled tortilla into 1⁄2-inch-thick rounds. Arrange attractively on a serving platter.
  7. Serve with salsa or Louisiana-style hot sauce on the side.

Your Recently Viewed Recipes

Love these recipes? Get MORE delivered to your Inbox – FREE Click Here!

Include a Photo Include a Photo

Click the button above or drag and drop images onto the button. You can upload two images.

Cancel Reply to Comment

Thanks for your comment. Don't forget to share!

I thought these were going to be super spicy, but they had a really great flavor to them. While I prefer other people to make pinwheel sandwiches for me (or to just give me a package of some), I'd make these again.

I loved these pinwheel sammies! They would be the perfect finger food for Superbowl parties or picnics. I'd add more jalapenos, though...I couldn't taste them at all and was hoping for a little kick.

I was nervous about the jalapenos (I hate anything spicy), but I could barely taste them. What I did takes was the cream cheese and ranch spread (yum!), spinach and tomatoes. The jalapenos added a little kick, but nothing too crazy.

Loved these pinwheels! The cream cheese and ranch dressing mix are what did it for me. Perfect as an appetizer or even as a replacement for a sandwich at lunchtime.

Spinach makes pretty much any appetizer an occasion, and these pinwheels are no exception. I love the addition of the jalapenos for a bit of kick as compared to other pinwheels I've sampled.

This is a great recipe for book club or a get-together. Nothing about it is life-changing, but it is satisfying for a light bite.

These were absolutely delicious and a fantastic summertime appetizer!

I can't wait to go home cook. It look good for 4th of July, menu.


Report Inappropriate Comment

Are you sure you would like to report this comment? It will be flagged for our moderators to take action.

Thank you for taking the time to improve the content on our site.

Newsletter Signup

Free Newsletter!

Subscribe to our free recipe newsletter and we will send you delicious recipes and special offers to your inbox. Sign up today!

Please Wait

Thanks for signing up

Sorry, we could not sign you up.

Something worth saving?

Register now for FREE to:

  • SAVE your favorite recipes
  • ADD personal notes
  • GET fast cooking tips


Connect With Us

Facebook Google Plus Instagram Twitter Pinterest
Twitter Blog Email RSS

About Us Advertise Contact Us FAQs Keyword Index News Privacy Policy Submit Your Recipes Subscribe Terms of Service Unsubscribe

---- 1 ----


Images from other cooks

There are currently no images from other cooks.