Are you looking for creative roll ups for a lunchbox, potluck party or as an appetizer? You should definitely check out these 20 tortilla pinwheel recipes from fellow food bloggers!
Do you often make roll ups or pinwheels at home?
How do you like to serve them?
As an appetizer to feed a hungry crowd during a party? Or an afternoon slash late night snack? Perhaps as a creative lunchbox treat for school?
Pinwheels also make a great potluck party bite.
There are so many versions of these roll ups to make! You can stuff them with just anything really, which also make them a perfect vegetarian treat if you like!
So to get more inspiration, I started specifically looking for tortilla pinwheel recipes.
Why tortilla roll ups?
Because they don’t need any baking, unlike puff pastry pinwheels for instance.
Well I have to say that I was quite surprised to find such a wide range of different pinwheels recipes online! Which made me decide to assemble them in a funky pinwheel recipes roundup.
As always credits for the recipe ideas, picture and hard work go to the food bloggers below. I added plenty of links to each and every recipe for you to click on.
Are you ready?
Here we go!
20 Best Tortilla Pinwheel Recipes
Are you looking for creative roll ups for a lunchbox, potluck party or as an appetizer? Check you should out these 20 tortilla pinwheel recipes from fellow food bloggers!
1. Italian Tortilla Pinwheel Sandwiches (Daily Appetite)
Let’s kick off this tortilla pinwheel recipes roundup with this one!
And here is what she says about her pinwheel recipes: “Are you in charge of bringing something for a potluck party? Not sure what to bring to the potluck? Let us solve your problem with these Italian pinwheels sandwiches! They are great as an appetizer and require no cooking and very little effort to put together. This is the perfect finger food for snacking. Believe me, everyone will love these little sandwich roll ups.”
Thanks a lot for this recipe!
2. Ham And Cheese Spinach Tortilla Pinwheels (Happy Foods Tube)
You can’t go wrong with the combination of ham and cheese, right!
And that is exactly what we get here with these lush looking ham and cheese spinach tortilla pinwheels from Julia who is the creative food blogger behind the website Happy Foods Tube. I often see her recipes appear in my feed on social media!
And let’s hear what Julia says about her pinwheels here: “These cheese and ham tortilla pinwheels are not only the perfect quick and easy appetizer for a little party but they also make a tasty lunchbox treat or an afternoon snack! These pinwheels are so simple and people love them!”
Thank you so much Julia for this recipe!
3. Greek Tortilla Pinwheels (Scrummy Lane)
Do you like mediterranean flavors?
And she says: “No cooking is required to make pinwheels! They are really quick and easy to make with just a few ingredients. Just don’t add too much of the stuffing, that would make them hard to cut up and eat neatly. Pinwheels are perfect to take along to someone’s party. Keep the rolled up tortillas wrapped in cling film and slice them into bite size pinwheels on the spot for the best result!”
Thanks Helen for this pinwheel recipes!
4. 10 Minute Smoked Salmon Pinwheels (Ambitious Kitchen)
And if we are talking about tortilla pinwheel recipes…
Then I definitely have to include one with smoked salmon of course, that is a classic! And I found just what I am looking for over at Ambitious Kitchen. Monique’s lovely food blog contains a balanced mix of globally inspired recipes with a healthy twist. See how vibrant these smoked salmon, spinach and cream cheese tortilla pinwheels look!
And she says: “Deliciously savory smoked salmon tortilla pinwheels rolled up with a flavorful chive and dill cream cheese and tons of fresh spinach. This easy, healthy appetizer is ready in just 10 minutes, which makes it the ultimate party food or snack!”
Thank you so much Monique for this smoked salmon recipe!
5. Chicken And Bacon Ranch Tortilla Pinwheels (Creme De La Crumb)
Are you looking for creative roll ups for a lunchbox, a potluck party or as an easy appetizer?
Then you should check out these savory chicken and bacon ranch tortilla pinwheels over at Creme De La Crumb from Tiffany! She had me at bacon. I also like the fact that these are made with rotisserie chicken, meaning that this pinwheel recipes is also a perfect leftovers recipe! Chicken, cream cheese and bacon… what’s not to love about these tortilla pinwheels!
And here is what she says about her pinwheel appetizers: “These easy 5 ingredient chicken and bacon ranch pinwheels are a tasty no bake appetizer for holidays and special occasions!”
Thank you so much Tiffany for this tortilla pinwheel recipes!
6. Turkey Club Tortilla Pinwheels (Inside Bru Crew Life)
Oh I like the look of these pinwheels below.
These next turkey club tortilla pinwheels are packed with meat, cheese and veggies. They are an easy appetizer bite, a quick lunch option and even dinner! Credits got to Jocelyn over at Inside Bru Crew Life.
And she says: “Best part about these turkey roll ups? You can adjust everything to your taste. Are you not a fan of turkey or ham? Then add sliced salami, roast beef or deli chicken instead. Or add fresh avocado or a tiny bit of salsa to the cream cheese mixture before spreading it on the tortillas. A delicious way to spice it up a little.”
Thank you so much Jocelyn for this appetizer recipe!
7. Mexican Tortilla Pinwheels (The Recipe Critic)
Chicken, cream cheese and taco seasoning?
Here is what Alyssa says about making pinwheels: “The greatest thing about pinwheels? They are so easy to make! Pinwheels need to be in the fridge for a while to help them set up and stick all together. They are so nice to make in advance, just let them chill in the fridge and you can start on other things. How I love the smooth creaminess of these easy and super tasty little tortilla pinwheel snacks.”
Thank you so much Alyssa for this recipe!
8. Pesto And Turkey Tortilla Pinwheels (Lemons And Zest)
I love pesto!
How about you? There are quite a few classic recipes with pesto that I love, but pesto pinwheels seems a creative treat! Lorie is behind these pesto and turkey tortilla pinwheels. If you love to eat and you love delicious recipes, then you should check her blog called Lemons And Zest.
And here is what Lorie says about her pesto pinwheels: “Loaded with fresh ingredients, these Pesto Turkey Pinwheels are perfect for a simple lunch, party platter or even a snack. Smoked provolone pairs well with this turkey and wrapped in a pesto cream cheese mixture that you will be coming back for more again and again!”
Thank you so much Lorie for this tortilla pinwheel recipes!
9. Vegetable Tortilla Pinwheels (Culinary Hill)
Apart from the Greek pinwheels I talked about earlier…
This is another veggie pinwheel recipes! First time I saw them, they reminded me of vegetable sushi! Meggan over at Culinary Hill is the creator behind these pinwheels. Look how vibrant they are! I can imagine that these are popular.
She says: “People just can’t seem to get enough of these veggie tortilla roll ups if I throw a party. This make ahead pinwheel recipes is packed with colorful crunchy vegetables and a creamy homemade herb filling, all rolled up into an easy to eat bite sized finger food. Make an extra portion because believe me, you will need it. These pinwheels are so popular!”
Thank you Meggan for this recipe!
10. Reuben Tortilla Pinwheels Recipes (Home Cooking Memories)
Are you a reuben fan?
Then I am sure that this next pinwheel recipes will be right up your alley! So what do you think of these reuben tortilla pinwheels from Brandie over at Home Cooking Memories?
And she says this: “These reuben tortilla pinwheels are perfect if you are looking for St. Patrick’s Day appetizers, or if you just love all the flavors that are in a classic Reuben sandwich. As with all of the pinwheels I make, there is usually some sort of a creaminess that I spread onto the tortilla or wrap. For these reuben pinwheels, I used a mixture of cream cheese, Russian dressing and sauerkraut.”
Thank you so much Brandie for this tortilla pinwheel recipes!
11. Corned Beef Tortilla Roll Ups (My Casual Pantry)
Another ingredient that I love so much…
Corned beef! Are you a fan as well? I like the idea behind these corned beef pinwheels, what a lovely alternative for cold cuts or shredded chicken! Credits for these corned beef tortilla pinwheels go to Abbey who is behind My Casual Pantry.
And she says this: “Tortilla pinwheels are often filled with a flavorful cream cheese mixture and cut into bite size slices. You can also fill them with deli meats and cheese, just anything you would put on a sandwich. This recipe contains cream cheese with chopped green olives, scallions and corned beef. I added garlic and onion powder for extra seasoning.”
Thank you so much Abbey for this pinwheel recipes!
12. Roasted Red Pepper Hummus Tortilla Pinwheels with Sun Dried Tomatoes (Vitacost)
And here is veggie pinwheel recipe number 3!
Margaret Chapman is the chef behind it: look at these colorful roasted red pepper hummus tortilla pinwheels! You can find this recipe over at Vitacost.
And she says: “Pinwheel sandwiches are often made with wraps, flatbreads or tortillas. They add a more balanced ratio of filling to ‘bread’ than traditional sandwiches. Make this delicious and savory homemade sun dried tomato and roasted red pepper hummus and you will not notice that you are eating fewer carbs! This tortilla pinwheel recipes is for one person. Since it does include an entire batch of hummus, you can easily adjust the sandwich measurements to create an appetizer platter.”
Thank you Margaret for this pinwheel recipes!
13. Creamy Crab Meat Tortilla Roll Ups (Clover Leaf)
Crab meat and cream cheese?
I can almost taste that! Look how great that green asparagus in the middle looks, what a stunning appetizer! I found these creamy crab meat tortilla pinwheels over at Clover Leaf. Yep, I thin that this pinwheel recipes must be one of my favorite here in this roundup!
Here is what the people behind the recipe say: “This is an elegant appetizer, perfect to serve for any occasion, whatever time of the year it is. You can replace the green asparagus with other vegetables such as red pepper, green onion, carrot, cucumber or green beans. Different wrap colors and vegetable centres will make this a colorful appetizer platter.”
Thank you for this crab pinwheel recipes!
14. Strawberry Chicken Tortilla Pinwheels (Simple Seasonal)
I have to make a confession…
I am not a huge fan of fresh fruits in savory dishes. However these strawberry chicken tortilla pinwheels caught my eye immediately! Credits for this one go to Rachel who is behind Simple Seasonal, a blog full of delicious recipes with seasonal produce.
And she says: “There is a challenge in making pinwheel sandwiches. The ingredients need to be neatly arranged so that they don’t burst out of the sides as you start wrapping and cutting them up. We don’t want exploding poppy seed covered strawberries and avocados here. That is why I added a couple of easy to follow visual steps in my recipe for you.”
Thank you Rachel for this pinwheel recipes!
15. Peach And Jalapeño Popper Tortilla Pinwheels (Candy Jar Chronicles)
Do you like spicy food?
How about jalapeños? If you like jalapeño poppers, then you will love these peach and jalapeño popper tortilla pinwheels from food blogger Tanya! You can find this pinwheel recipes on her blog called Candy Jar Chronicles.
And this is what Tanya says about her pinwheels: “We love this pinwheel appetizer! It is quick and easy to make, and they taste like you have really put a lot of effort in it. These pinwheels have a sweet and savory side. They are loaded with cheese and bacon. There is something for everyone in it with each bite. It will quickly become your go to staple summer party snack!”
Thank you so much Tanya for this pinwheel recipe!
16. Vegetarian Caprese Tortilla Pinwheels (Three Olives Branch)
Let’s go for a more Italian style type of pinwheel this time!
And I find just what I am looking for over at Three Olive Branch where Kim shares a bunch of her delicious recipes. I like the sound of these caprese tortilla pinwheels, the ingredients all go well together.
This is what Kim says about her recipe: “Try out this fast and simple party appetizer roll up! And yes, it is a vegetarian one. These caprese and pesto pinwheel roll ups contain cream cheese, mozzarella cheese, parmesan cheese, basil pesto and fresh tomatoes. All rolled in a flour tortilla. An easy finger food for parties or your next game day!”
Thank you so much Kim for this pinwheel recipes!
17. Easy Roast Beef Tortilla Pinwheel Roll Ups (Everyday Eileen)
What other protein can you use for tortilla pinwheels?
We have had corned beef a little earlier on. What about a roast beef tortilla pinwheel recipe? That is what I found over at Everyday Eileen. I often see Eileen’s recipes on Twitter, I am grab to add one of her recipes to this roundups!
She says: “We all need a delicious protein packed tortilla pinwheel recipes! They are ridiculously easy to make and delicious, packed with sliced roast beef. These pinwheels are ready in just a couple of minutes. The perfect bite for any occasion, from an after school snack to an appetizer platter to feed a hungry crowd at a family party.”
Thank you Eileen for this pinwheel recipes!
18. Chipotle Ranch BLT Tortilla Pinwheels (Macheesmo)
I love good BLT sandwich or burger.
How about you? So with that BLT in mind, I started looking for a BLT style pinwheel recipe. And guess what, I found a gorgeous one over at Macheesmo! Credits for these chipotle ranch BLT tortilla pinwheels go to Nick!
And he says: “These BLT pinwheels are so stuffed with a delicious bacon, tomato, lettuce and ranch dressing filling that they almost look like a burrito! I like to roll them up very tightly and slice them into pinwheel chunks to serve as an appetizer. You could eat a whole one for lunch for sure. The filling is so flavorful, you will love these BLT pinwheels!”
Thank you Nick for this pinwheel recipes!
19. Vegetarian Rainbow Vegetable Tortilla Pinwheels (Dinner At The Zoo)
What about these colorful rainbow vegetable pinwheels!
And she says: “How to make these rainbow veggie pinwheels? I used a large tortilla, added a layer of ranch flavored cream cheese spread and a layer of thinly sliced colorful vegetables such as red bell pepper, carrot, yellow bell pepper, spinach and shredded purple cabbage. You can of course use other colorful vegetables that you like! Fresh veggies and cream cheese all rolled up in a spinach tortilla wrap. The perfect back to school lunch!”
Thank you so much Sara for this pinwheel recipes!
20. Tuna And Hummus Tortilla Pinwheels (Wild Planet Foods)
And last but not least…
Here is a great idea that I am sure going to try out: canned tuna and chickpea hummus pinwheels! Oh I can almost taste that flavor combo. That hummus must add such a creamy touch, no need for cream cheese or any other type of spread here.
And then that flakey canned tuna! That in combination with the chickpea hummus definitely is a winner combination. Why haven’t I thought of this before? Cucumber, lettuce and carrot are also in these pinwheels, which makes them a delicious appetizer or a lunchbox special.
Thank you so much Wild Planet Foods for this tortilla pinwheel recipes!