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Black Forest Ham Pinwheels Recipe

Black Forest Ham Pinwheels Recipe

My popular pinwheels wow guests at holiday parties I attend. People like the smokiness of the ham and the sweet surprise of the cherries. I appreciate the make-ahead convenience.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling YIELD:15 servings


  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 4 teaspoons minced fresh dill
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • Dash salt and pepper
  • 1/2 cup dried cherries, chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions
  • 5 flour tortillas (10 inches), room temperature
  • 1/2 pound sliced deli Black Forest ham
  • 1/2 pound sliced Swiss cheese


  • 1. In a small bowl, beat cream cheese, dill, lemon juice, mustard, salt and pepper until blended. Stir in cherries and onions. Spread over each tortilla; layer with ham and cheese.
  • 2. Roll up tightly; wrap in plastic wrap. Refrigerate at least 2 hours. Cut into 1/2-in. slices. Yield: about 3-1/2 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3 each) equals 213 calories, 12 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 40 mg cholesterol, 370 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 10 g protein.