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Olive Pepper Pinwheels

"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
  • Makes
    3 dozen


  • 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)


  • 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.
  • Refrigerate for 2 hours or until firm. Just before serving, cut into 1-in. pieces.
Nutrition 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.

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  • lottieda
    Dec 5, 2012

    No comment left

  • jmdsmom
    Sep 30, 2012

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

  • ConnieK
    Jul 5, 2012

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

  • tweety3690
    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
    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
    Dec 20, 2010

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

  • 16281628
    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
    Mar 29, 2009

    excellent recipe, Great to make ahead before guests arrive.