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Ham and Cheese Pinwheels

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Pinwheels are such a perfect party appetizer. These ham and cheese pinwheels are simple to make and taste delicious. Loaded with cream cheese, ranch seasoning, cheddar cheese, and ham, these easy tortilla roll-ups will be a hit!

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These ham and cheese pinwheels are the perfect finger food for your next party or get-together! They are easy to make and served cold or at room temperature.

Plus, they are always a hit with kids and adults alike. So, if you are looking for an appetizer that is sure to please, give these pinwheels a try.

Ham and Cheese Pinwheel Ingredients

ham cheese pinwheel ingredients
  • 4 large flour tortillas
  • 8 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 1 tsp dry ranch seasoning
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 6 slices deli style ham

How to Make Ham and Cheese Pinwheels

Add the cream cheese and ranch seasoning to a bowl, and stir until combined. Add the cheddar cheese and stir again.

Lay out the tortillas, and add ¼ of the mixture to each, then gently spread it to the edges.

cheese and ham pinwheels process

Cut the ham into small pieces, and layer ¼ of it on each tortilla.

before rolling the pinwheels

Roll each tortilla and then refrigerate for 1 hour. Cut the ends off of each tortilla roll, then cut into 1-inch pieces. And serve.

rolling the pinwheels
cutting the pinwheels

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How to serve these Ham and Cheese Pinwheels

These pinwheels can be served as is or with a dipping sauce. If you want to serve them with a dipping sauce, I recommend a ranch dressing or even a BBQ sauce.

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Storing Ham and Cheese Pinwheels

These cheese and ham pinwheels are best when they are fresh, but they will still taste good a day or two after you make them. Just make sure to store them properly so they don’t dry out. Store them in the fridge and in an airtight container.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What can I use besides cream cheese?
Besides cream cheese, you can use goat cheese, blue cheese, or any other type of creamy cheese. You could also use hummus or pesto as the spread. The possibilities are endless!

Can I use a different seasoning?
Yes, you can! If you don’t like ranch seasoning, feel free to use Italian seasoning, garlic powder, or any other type of seasoning that you like.

Can I make these ahead of time?
Yes, you can make these ahead of time. Just make sure to store them in an airtight container in the fridge. They will keep for a couple of days.

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cheese and ham pinwheels

Ham and Cheese Pinwheels

5 from 1 vote
Loaded with cream cheese, ranch seasoning, cheddar cheese, and ham, these easy tortilla roll-ups will be a hit!
Servings: 24 Servings
Calories: 85kcal
Prep Time: 10 mins
Chill Time: 1 hr
Total Time: 1 hr 10 mins

Ingredients
  

  • 4 large flour tortillas
  • 8 oz cream cheese softened
  • 1 tsp dry ranch seasoning
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 6 slices deli style ham

Instructions
 

  • Add the cream cheese and ranch seasoning to a bowl, and stir until combined.
  • Add the cheddar cheese and stir together.
  • Lay out the tortillas, and add ¼ of the mixture to each, then gently spread it to the edges.
  • Cut the ham into small pisces, and layer ¼ of it on each tortilla.
  • Starting at one end, roll each tortilla until you get to the other end.
  • Refrigerate for 1 hour.
  • Cut the ends off of each tortilla roll, then cut into 1 inch pieces. Arrange flat on a plate or tray for serving.

Nutrition

Calories: 85kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, is intended to serve as an estimate only, and is provided for informational purposes. The accuracy of nutritional information is not guaranteed.

Course: Appetizers & Snacks

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5 from 1 vote

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