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Cream Cheese Italian Pinwheels
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5 from 16 votes

Cream Cheese Italian Pinwheels

Cream Cheese Italian Pinwheels - A pinwheel appetizer filled with cream cheese, ham, salami, banana pepper rings, shredded lettuce, and Italian dressing.
Prep Time20 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Appetizer, Brunch
Cuisine: American, Italian
Keyword: Italian cream cheese roll ups, italian pinwheels recipe, italian pinwheels with cream cheese
Servings: 48 servings
Calories: 55kcal
Author: Amanda Finks


  • 8 oz. cream cheese room temperature
  • 4 large (10 inch) flour tortillas
  • 9 oz. deli ham thinly sliced
  • 7 oz. hard salami thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cup drained banana pepper rings
  • 2 cups shredded lettuce
  • 2 tbsp. Italian dressing


  • Divide the cream cheese among the tortillas. Spread the cream cheese in a thin layer to cover the tortillas.
  • Add thin layers of ham and salami, covering half of each tortilla.
  • Spread the banana pepper rings in a line down the middle of the tortilla, along the edge of the meat.
  • Add the lettuce and Italian dressing to a bowl. Mix until the lettuce is evenly coated.  Spread the lettuce evenly over the meat.
  • Starting with the end that has the toppings, roll up the tortillas as tightly as you can.
  • Tightly wrap the rolls in plastic wrap. Refrigerate for 30-60 minutes (no longer, 45 minutes is the sweet spot).
  • Remove the plastic wrap. Slice each roll into 12 pieces, making 48 pinwheels.
  • Line a platter with paper towels.  Arrange the pinwheels evenly on the platter and serve immediately (the paper towels prevent the tortilla from getting soggy).



Store sliced pinwheels in a paper towel lined, sealed food storage container in the refrigerator for up to 1 day.


Serving: 1pinwheel | Calories: 55kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 11mg | Sodium: 196mg | Potassium: 45mg | Vitamin A: 80IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 9mg | Iron: 0.2mg