Ham Pickle Pinwheels

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. + chilling


about 3-1/2 dozen

Updated: Sep. 23, 2023
My mom introduced me to this ham pickle pinwheels appetizer a number of years ago, and I've been making them for parties ever since. They are easy to make and are always well received by guests. —Gloria Jarrett, Loveland, Ohio
Ham Pickle Pinwheels Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, cubed
  • 1/4 pound sliced Genoa salami
  • 1 tablespoon prepared horseradish
  • 7 slices deli ham
  • 14 to 21 okra pickles or 7 dill pickle spears


  1. In a food processor, add the cream cheese, salami and horseradish; cover and process until blended. Spread over ham slices.
  2. Remove stems and ends of okra pickles. Place 2 or 3 okra pickles or 1 dill pickle down the center of each ham slice. Roll up tightly and cover. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Cut into 1-in. pieces.
Test Kitchen Tips
  • A pickle is actually a pickled cucumber that has been submerged and fermented in a brine or vinegar. The concept of pickles dates all the way back to 2030 BCE.
  • Use deli ham or ham you've made yourself. Both are delicious!
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  • Nutrition Facts

    1 piece: 34 calories, 3g fat (1g saturated fat), 9mg cholesterol, 105mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.