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CLASSIC Turkey and Cheese Pinwheels

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Easy Classic Turkey and Cheese Pinwheels. Cream cheese, lunch meat and some veggies wrapped in a tortilla. Serve as an appetizer, snack, or fingerfood.

2 pictures, one on top has picture of pinwheel with a bite missing and the one on bottom shows pinwheels scattered on a cutting board

Classic Turkey and Cheese Pinwheels are an awesome snack and make perfect appetizers.  Takes about 15 minutes or less to put together, then you throw them in the refrigerator and wait.  I think these are great served at any kind of gathering, party, or potlucks.  Or you can do what I did and have them for when family comes by as a quick yet tasty snack.

Close up of two rows of pinwheels, front view

Just look at it…doesn’t it look tasty?  Do you want to grab it off the screen and take a bite?  I know I do.  They’re gone and I want some more.  I shared these with my Son, daughter in law and grandsons yesterday. They loved them…well, one of the grandsons didn’t, but I think it was the green onions, not sure. The other one loved them however and couldn’t seem to get enough.  It makes me so happy when people can’t get enough of my food.

Ingredients

So, all I used is cream cheese, lunch meat, shredded  cheese, green onions, shredded lettuce and some Accent.  Wrapped it all up in a tortilla and let it set in the refrigerator.  Slice it up and bam…that flippin’ easy.

Scattered pinwheels on a cutting board

This is one of my favorite pinwheels.  Do you have a favorite?

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CLASSIC Turkey and Cheese Pinwheels

Classic Turkey and Cheese Pinwheels. Cream cheese, lunch meat and some veggies wrapped in a tortilla. Serve as an appetizer or snack.
Course Appetizers, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword appetizer, easy pinwheels recipe, how to roll pinwheels, tortilla pinwheels
Prep Time 15 minutes
Set time 3 hours
Total Time 3 hours 15 minutes
Servings 40 Pinwheels
Calories 28kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 Pkg (8 oz) Cream Cheese, Softened
  • 10 Slices Oscar Meyer Deli Fresh Turkey
  • 1 Cup Shredded Cheese
  • 3 Green Onions Tops only
  • 1/2 Cup Shredded Lettuce
  • 1/2 Tsp Accent
  • 4 Tortillas, 10″

Instructions

  • Cut up turkey in small pieces.
    CLASSIC Turkey and Cheese Pinwheels by 3glol.net
  • Put cream cheese and turkey in a small to medium bowl.
    CLASSIC Turkey and Cheese Pinwheels by 3glol.net
  • Cut up the tops only of the green onions and add to the bowl.
    CLASSIC Turkey and Cheese Pinwheels by 3glol.net
  • Add the lettuce, shredded cheese and Accent to the bowl.
    CLASSIC Turkey and Cheese Pinwheels by 3glol.net
  • Mix all ingredients in the bowl until well combined. If your cream cheese is soft enough, you can do this with a spoon.
  • Lay out a piece of saran wrap (slightly bigger than your tortilla) on the counter. Place one tortilla on the saran wrap.
    CLASSIC Turkey and Cheese Pinwheels by 3glol.net
  • Scoop out 1/2 cup of the cream cheese mixture and place on the tortilla. Spread evenly on top of tortilla. Doesn’t have to cover edge to edge. Just close enough.
  • Roll up the tortilla pretty tight.
  • Roll the already rolled up tortilla in the saran wrap. Use toothpicks to hold together if need be. Repeat this process for the next 3 tortillas. If you have any remaining cream cheese, you could make a half roll or add to your final tortilla and make it thicker 😉 Refrigerate all of the tortillas for at least 3 hours for them to set.
  • Remove tortillas from fridge and slice the ends off first, then eat them, cuz you deserve them, you made them. Then cut the remaining into 10 slices. Serve.
    CLASSIC Turkey and Cheese Pinwheels by 3glol.net

Notes

ITEMS/INGREDIENTS USED IN RECIPE – If you are interested in any of the items I may have used (or are similar to the items I used) in making this recipe, I have listed all or some of them above within the post.  NOTE:  These links are affiliate links of which I receive a small commission from the sale of certain item. This does not affect your price, it remains the same.
 

Nutrition

Calories: 28kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 3mg | Sodium: 112mg | Potassium: 18mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 50IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 1mg

3 Comments

  1. I love your instructions! Exactly like I would think in my head: I’m going to eat these ends because i deserve them, lol.

    I’m pregnant and these have been my biggest craving. Thank you for this!!

    • How cool. Love to have put a recipe out there that satisfies your “cravings”. I know how those cravings go. Thank you so much for stopping by and letting me know. Puts a big smile on my face.

      Good luck to you!!
      Have a great day!!

  2. This looks too delicious. I’m going to try making this soon.

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