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Try one of these easy pinwheel recipes then next time you need a snack attack, a school lunch recipe, or an easy dish to take to a potluck or gathering.

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Do you know those days when you just can’t seem to satisfy your hunger? I call those “snack attacks”, but really, I need something more than the usual snack to make the munchies go away.

These pinwheel recipes are the perfect thing for an afternoon snack, after school snack, or even a party appetizer, without being too heavy. Plus, they stand in pretty well as lunch or dinner, too!

If you love simple foods like burritos and quesadillas, then these bite-sized versions of your favorite sandwiches and snacks will be a big hit in your house, too!

In case, if you have leftover food in Thanksgiving, try these Thanksgiving leftover recipes!

I’ve gathered quite a selection of easy pinwheel recipes that I know you’ll love.

Pinwheel Recipes Kids and Adults Will Love

Pinwheels make a great snack or finger food no matter what the occasion. These easy pinwheel recipes are versatile and delicious, so no matter what your preferences, you’re sure to find a winner on this list!

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Rainbow Veggie Pinwheels | Dinner at the Zoo

rainbow veggie roll-ups

Kids will go crazy for these Rainbow Veggie Pinwheels with a layer of ranch dressing, lots of colorful veggies, and some chicken if you want to add protein.

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Cheddar Bacon Ranch Pinwheels | Inspired by Charm

cheddar bacon ranch roll-ups

Cheddar Bacon Ranch Pinwheels are the perfect party appetizer. Seriously… no matter how many you bring, you’ll never go back home with any.

[wprm-recipe-roundup-item link=”https://inspiredbycharm.com/cheddar-bacon-ranch-pinwheels/” name=”Cheddar Bacon Ranch Tortilla Pinwheels ” summary=”These Cheddar Bacon Ranch Tortilla Pinwheels are loaded with flavor. They make a delicious and easy appetizer for any get-together or party.” image=”-1″ image_url=”https://inspiredbycharm-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/Bacon-Cheddar-Ranch-Pinwheels.jpg”]

Turkey Ranch Roll-ups | The Pinning Mama

turkey ranch roll-ups

And speaking of ranch, it pairs perfectly with turkey in these Turkey Ranch Rollups, too. These roll-ups are easy to make, bursting with flavor, and perfect for school lunches or party appetizers.

[wprm-recipe-roundup-item link=”https://www.thepinningmama.com/turkey-ranch-roll-ups-recipe/” name=”Turkey Ranch Roll Ups Recipe ” summary=”These creamy Turkey Ranch Tortilla Roll Ups are super easy, you can make them quickly, are packed with bold and tasty flavors, and just all-around super delicious!” image=”-1″ image_url=”https://www.thepinningmama.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Turkey-Ranch-Roll-Ups-Recipe-6-6.jpg”]

Pizza Pinwheels (one of the best pinwheel ideas) | Yellow Bliss Road

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Pizza Pinwheels contain simple ingredients and make a great lunch, after school snack, or party appetizer. They aren’t just kid-friendly… adults will love these yummy little appetizers, too.

[wprm-recipe-roundup-item link=”https://www.yellowblissroad.com/pizza-pinwheels/” name=”Pizza Pinwheels ” summary=”Pizza Pinwheels are so easy to make, and would be a great after school snack or finger food for a party or get together. With just a few ingredients, they come together in just minutes!” image=”-1″ image_url=”https://www.yellowblissroad.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/Yummy-Pizza-Pinwheels.jpg”]

Pancake Roll-ups | Kids Activities Blog

pancake roll-ups

Pancakes are a breakfast staple for many, but it’s ok to switch things up once in a while. Take those pancakes and get creative by making them into roll-ups!

And breakfast isn’t the only meal where you can enjoy these banana pancake roll-ups. They’re terrific any time of day when you’re craving something sweet.

[wprm-recipe-roundup-item link=”https://kidsactivitiesblog.com/61826/pancake-roll-ups-kid-style” name=”Pancake Roll Ups ” summary=”Try these pancake roll ups for kids. They are super yummy, easy to make and kids will love them.” image=”-1″ image_url=”https://kidsactivitiesblog–o–com.follycdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/roll-ups-pancakes.jpg”]

Strawberries and Cream Cheese Wheels | Deliciously Different

strawberries and cream cheese easy pinwheel recipe

For another sweet option, try Strawberries and Cream Cheese Wheels. You’ll want to eat them all summer long. Don’t they look scrumptious?

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Buffalo Chicken Pinwheels | Macheesmo

Buffalo chicken pinwheels

It just isn’t game day if you don’t have something that’s Buffalo chicken flavored, like these Buffalo Chicken Pinwheels. Even though they only have five ingredients, they pack a flavorful punch!

[wprm-recipe-roundup-item link=”https://www.macheesmo.com/buffalo-chicken-pinwheels/” name=”Buffalo Chicken Pinwheels” summary=”A perfect game day appetizer with just five ingredients! Make them in advance and watch them disappear!” image=”-1″ image_url=”https://www.macheesmo.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/buffalo-chicken-pinwheels-b.jpg”]

Roasted Red Pepper Italian Pinwheel | Simply Sissom

roasted red pepper italian pinwheels

These Roasted Red Pepper Italian Pinwheels are best when made ahead, and that’s a win-win for you because you’ll have a healthy snack ready and waiting for you when you need it.

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BBQ Chicken Pinwheels | Spiced

BBQ chicken pinwheels stacked up

Don’t these BBQ Chicken Pinwheels look scrumptious? I think my favorite part just might be the smoked gouda – yum. This recipe would be absolutely delicious with pulled pork, too!

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Jalapeno Popper Pinwheels | The Girl Who Ate Everything

jalapeno popper easy pinwheel recipe

In my opinion, jalapeno poppers are one of the most amazing appetizers ever, so you bet your britches I’ll be making these Jalapeno Popper Pinwheels soon!

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Cheesy Mushroom Pinwheels | Simply Home Cooked

cheesy mushroom pinwheels in a bowl

While I do love the pinwheel recipes that require no cooking at all, I don’t mind a little baking for something as scrumptious as these Cheesy Mushroom pinwheels. They’re great for holiday parties.

[wprm-recipe-roundup-item link=”https://simplyhomecooked.com/cheesy-mushroom-pinwheels/” name=”Mushroom Puff Pastry Pinwheels” summary=”Mushroom Puff Pastry Pinwheels a delicious protein-packed appetizer you can throw together in minutes! This recipe showcases mushrooms and cheese.” image=”-1″ image_url=”https://simplyhomecooked.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/mushroom-puff-pastry-pinwheels-11.jpg”]

Ham and Cheese Pinwheels (Simple pinwheel food)| Well Plated

pinwheel food

How about some warm Ham and Cheese Pinwheels made out of puff pastry? Four simple ingredients come together in ooey-gooey cheese yumminess that you’ll love.

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Greek Tortilla Pinwheels | Scrummy Lane

greek tortilla easy pinwheels recipes

If you took a Greek salad and put everything that’s yummy about it into a tortilla, these Greek Tortilla Pinwheels are exactly what you’d get. They’re pretty and tasty!

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Cream Cheese and Salami Keto Pinwheels | Hey Keto Mama

cream cheese and salami keto easy pinwheel recipe

Make Keto Pinwheels with your favorite lunch meats, cream cheese, and pickles. Use the lunch meats as your “tortilla” and you won’t even miss the carbs!

[wprm-recipe-roundup-item link=”https://www.heyketomama.com/keto-pinwheels/” name=”Cream Cheese & Salami Keto Pinwheels” summary=”These keto pinwheels are so delicious, you won’t even miss the tortilla!” image=”-1″ image_url=”https://www.heyketomama.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/keto-pinwheels-2.png”]

6-Layer Mexican Pinwheels | Minimalist Baker

hand grabbing 6-layer Mexican easy pinwheels on a plate

This recipe is perfect for Mexican night dinner, school lunch, or as a finger food for a get together. Vegan Mexican Pinwheels will be a hit for non-vegans, too. They’re that yummy.

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Turkey Club Pinwheels | Inside Bru Crew Life

turkey club pinwheels with cherry tomatoes on top

These Turkey Club Pinwheels are so pretty and yummy-looking! It’s like your favorite sandwich in a little bite-size piece.

Don’t you just love being able to take your favorite go-to sandwich and change it up just enough to add some variety?

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Turkey Pesto Pinwheels | Spiced

turkey pesto pinwheels sliced up

Turkey Pesto Pinwheels are the perfect healthy mid-afternoon snack, and they carry well in your lunchbox at work, too! The pesto makes this easy pinwheel recipe so flavorful.

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Herbed Chevre, Spinach, and Smoked Salmon Pinwheels | Downshiftology

spinach and smoked salmon pinwheels on a plate

These smoked salmon pinwheels make a scrumptious appetizer. They’re deliciously gluten-free and grain-free thanks to cassava flour tortillas!

When you want something that seems a little fancier, try these Spinach and Smoked Salmon Pinwheels.

[wprm-recipe-roundup-item link=”https://downshiftology.com/recipes/smoked-salmon-pinwheels/” name=”Herbed Chevre, Spinach and Smoked Salmon Pinwheels” summary=”These smoked salmon pinwheels are the perfect party appetizer. And they’re made deliciously gluten-free and grain-free thanks to cassava flour tortillas.” image=”-1″ image_url=”https://i2.wp.com/www.downshiftology.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/chevre-spinach-and-smoked-salmon-pinwheel-5.jpg”]

Aren’t pinwheel recipes amazing? Not only are they fun and versatile, but they’re super yummy too. So the next time you want to make any easy pinwheel recipes, try one of the ideas on this list.

You’ll be glad you did!

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