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Olive Pepper Pinwheels Recipe

Olive Pepper Pinwheels Recipe

"These zippy pinwheels are surprisingly simple to prepare ahead of time and have on hand whenever hunger hits," notes Kristin Manley from her home in Montesano, Washington. "They're also attractive to serve as appetizers for guests," she adds.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling YIELD:18 servings


  • 1 package (8 ounces) reduced-fat cream cheese
  • 1 teaspoon fat-free milk
  • 1/3 cup each finely chopped sweet red, green and yellow pepper
  • 1 can (4-1/4 ounces) chopped ripe olives, drained
  • 2 tablespoons ranch salad dressing mix
  • 6 flour tortillas (6 inches)


  • 1. In a bowl, beat cream cheese and milk until smooth; stir in the peppers, olives and dressing mix. Spread over tortillas. Roll up jelly-roll style; wrap tightly in plastic wrap.
  • 2. Refrigerate for 2 hours or until firm. Just before serving, cut into 1-in. pieces. Yield: 3 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

2 piece: 68 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 7mg cholesterol, 226mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1/2 starch.

Reviews for Olive Pepper Pinwheels

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jmdsmom User ID: 6865065 72875
Reviewed Sep. 30, 2012

"Very easy to make, but a bit too creamy for my taste."

ConnieK User ID: 282614 78630
Reviewed Jul. 5, 2012

"Very tasty! Very easy to make and I agree, they are addicting."

tweety3690 User ID: 1077973 204292
Reviewed Dec. 29, 2011

"Yummy!! These appetizers are so easy and when you mix the cream cheese spread ahead of time, the flavors meld and it only gets better. Everyone loved them! They don't last long."

tweety3690 User ID: 1077973 87155
Reviewed Dec. 29, 2011

"Yummy!! I took these appetizers to a New Year's Eve gathering and everyone loved them. They didn't last long, once word spread about how tasty they were!"

RD2Cook User ID: 1012768 47662
Reviewed Dec. 20, 2010

"Always a big hit, and they're easy to make!"

16281628 User ID: 4247909 30584
Reviewed Dec. 18, 2009

"I made these for a work party and everyone loved them and asked for the recipe. They are refreshing addictive little morsels!"

jillea User ID: 1763985 120433
Reviewed Mar. 29, 2009

"excellent recipe, Great to make ahead before guests arrive."

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Wine Pairings

Sweet Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.