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Chicken Ham Pinwheels

 Chicken Ham Pinwheels
These pretty pinwheels have been a part of our annual Christmas Eve appetizer buffet for many years. I love them because they can be made a day in advance and taste great alone or served with crackers. —Laura Mahaffey, Annapolis, Maryland
24 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min.


  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves
  • 1/8 teaspoon plus 1/2 teaspoon dried basil, divided
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 thin sliced deli ham
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • Paprika
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 1 teaspoon orange juice


  • Flatten chicken to 1/4-in. thickness. Combine 1/8 teaspoon basil,
  • salt, garlic salt and pepper; sprinkle over chicken. Top each with a
  • ham slice.
  • Roll up jelly-roll style; place seam side down in a greased 11-in. x
  • 7-in. baking dish. Drizzle with lemon juice and sprinkle with
  • paprika. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 30 minutes or until
  • chicken juices run clear. Cover and refrigerate.
  • Meanwhile, for orange spread, in a small bowl combine the mayonnaise,
  • orange peel, orange juice and remaining basil. Cover and refrigerate
  • until serving. Cut chicken rolls into 1/2-in. slices. Serve with

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Chicken Ham Pinwheels (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • orange spread. Yield: 24 servings.