Christmas Party Pinwheels

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. + chilling


about 6-1/2 dozen

Updated: Jun. 30, 2023
'Tis the season for easy make-ahead appetizers like these. They look so special and pretty that folks can't resist them! The refreshing flavor of ranch dressing and crisp colorful vegetables makes these pinwheels a pleasure to serve. —Janis Plourde, Smooth Rock Falls, Ontario
Christmas Party Pinwheels Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 2 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 package (0.4 ounce) ranch salad dressing mix
  • 1/2 cup minced sweet red pepper
  • 1/2 cup minced celery
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onions
  • 1/4 cup sliced pimiento-stuffed olives
  • 4 flour tortillas (10 inches)


  1. In a bowl, beat cream cheese and dressing mix until smooth. Add red pepper, celery, onions and olives; mix well. Spread about 3/4 cup on each tortilla. Roll up tightly; wrap in plastic. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Cut into 1/2-in. slices.

Nutrition Facts

1 pinwheel: 34 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 6mg cholesterol, 84mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.