Ham & Pimento Cheese Pinwheels

Ham & Pimento Cheese Pinwheels – I am ADDICTED to these sandwiches! Cream cheese, cheddar, parmesan cheese, garlic salt, pimentos, mayonnaise, and ham wrapped in a tortilla. Can make ahead of time and refrigerate until ready to eat. Perfect for parties and tailgating!! A MUST for watching The Masters!

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Ham & Pimento Cheese Pinwheels for Lunch or Dinner

It’s Masters week! That means that our television will be on golf the entire week. We’ve had the opportunity to go to the Masters in the past. It is an amazing experience if you are a golf fan. Unfortunately, we didn’t get tickets for this years tournament, thus we have to watch it online and on TV this year.

One of the unique experiences in Augusta is the food. The prices are crazy cheap and the sandwiches taste great. Egg Salad and Pimento Cheese Sandwiches are the tried and true classics. I have copycat versions of each on the blog – HERE & HERE. I am really into the tortilla pinwheel sandwiches lately, so I decided to take my Masters Pimento Cheese recipe and modify it into a tortilla pinwheel recipe.

How to Make Tortilla Pinwheels

As I said, I modified my Masters Pimento Cheese recipe for the filling in these tortilla pinwheels. I took my recipe and added cream cheese. You want the cream cheese to be at room temperature so it is easy to spread on top of the tortillas.

To assemble the pinwheels, spread some of the pimento cheese on top of the tortillas and top with some thinly sliced deli ham. Roll up the tortilla tightly. Repeat this with all of the tortillas. Once the tortillas are rolled, I like to refrigerate them for about 30 minutes to let the cream cheese mixture firm up. It makes it easier to slice if the filling isn’t mushy. I use a serrated knife to slice the tortillas into pinwheels. Make the pinwheels as thick or thin as you wish.

  • I used large burrito size tortillas for these Ham & Pimento Cheese Pinwheels. You can really use any size you wish. The pinwheels will be just fine.
    • You can also use regular flour tortillas or whole-wheat tortillas. I’ve even made these with the low-carb tortillas and they are great.
  • You can omit the ham for a vegetarian dish.
  • Can I make tortilla pinwheels in advance? Yes! You can assemble the sandwiches and wrap them in plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight. Slice before serving.
holding a ham & pimento cheese pinwheel

What Goes with Tortilla Pinwheels?

We love to eat these Ham & Pimento Cheese Pinwheels for lunch with some chips. They are also great for parties. You can make these a day in advance and slice them right before serving.

Here are a few of our favorite recipes from the blog that go great with these yummy sandwiches:

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platter of pimento cheese tortilla pinwheels

Ham & Pimento Cheese Pinwheels

Yield: 3 dozen
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Ham & Pimento Cheese Pinwheels – I am ADDICTED to these sandwiches! Cream cheese, cheddar, parmesan cheese, garlic salt, pimentos, mayonnaise and ham wrapped in a tortilla. Can make ahead of time and refrigerate until ready to eat. Perfect for parties and tailgating!! A MUST for watching The Masters!

Ingredients:

  • 1 (8-oz) package cream cheese, room temperature
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • ½ cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 (4-oz) jar diced pimentos, drained
  • ¼ tsp garlic salt
  • 2 Tbsp mayonnaise
  • ½ lb thinly sliced deli ham
  • 4 (12-inch) large burrito tortillas

Instructions:

  • Mix cream cheese with the cheddar cheese, parmesan cheese, pimentos, garlic salt and mayonnaise.
  • Spread about 3 to 4 Tbsp of this mixture evenly on each tortilla then lay 3-4 slices of ham flat on top of the cheese mixture to cover in a single layer.
  • Roll the tortilla up gently, yet tightly to make sure it holds together and keeps its shape.
  • Refrigerate for about 30 minutes to firm up the softened cheese. Cut off ends of tortilla roll and cut into 1-inch slices.

Steph

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  1. I love your tortilla roll-up apps! I've made a few of them, and now I've got to try this one! Looks and sounds so delicious! I looooove pimento cheese!

  2. I love your tortilla roll-up apps! I've made a few of them, and now I've got to try this one! Looks and sounds so delicious! I looooove pimento cheese!

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