Pinwheels are a perfect appetizer and a snack. I will share with you a new spin on a basic pinwheels recipe that makes it extra enjoyable. Alongside classic cream cheese spread, grated hard cheese, and some other main ingredients, I add grated crabmeat, the so-called Imitation crabmeat sticks. You can have this tasty dish made in less than 15 minutes.

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This is a perfect dish for those who are searching for a good appetizer to add to your holiday party meal plan. Something to serve as a snack for a big company that will be so nourishing that everybody will forget about unhealthy options or even an easy overnight dish that you can have both at breakfast or lunch.

Crab and Cheese Pinwheels Recipe

About the ingredients and the making process of the pinwheels. I prefer using flatbread wrap instead of flour tortillas. You will a rectangular sheet that will be perfect for rolling up. I use to types of cheeses. Cream cheese I here for the spread that incorporates and holds all the other ingredients and hard cheese just adds that extra zing to the taste. I do not add any extra salt but mentioned in the recipe as everyone has its preferences and instead of dill, you can use any fresh aromatic herb of your choice.

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Crab Pinwheels Appetizer Ingredients:

Ingredients for Pinwheel Appetizers

  • 100 g flatbread wrap or burrito sized flour tortillas;
  • 400 g imitation crab;
  • 150 g cream cheese;
  • 100 g hard cheese;
  • 50 g dill, chopped;
  • 2 eggs, hard-boiled;
  • Salt to your taste.

How to make pinwheels with crabmeat and cream cheese from scratch:

  • Boil eggs. I have a perfect post where I share all the tips to make perfect hard-boiled eggs. Grate eggs using a coarse grater.

Grate boiled eggs

  • Grate crabsticks using the coarse grater, too.

Grate crabsticks

  • Hard cheese should be grated to go with other ingredients.

Grate cheese

  • Spread tortilla over the flat surface and smear the upper side with cream cheese.

Smear the surface with cream cheese

  • Sprinkle chopped dill over the whole surface of the flatbread.

Sprinkle chopped dill

  • Evenly spread out grated cheese together with hard-boiled eggs.

Spread out grated cheese with eggs

  • Sprinkle grated imitation crabmeat as the final top layer.

Add grated crabmeat

  • Start at one edge of the flatbread and roll it, tightly, until you make it to the opposite side. Cover the roll in plastic wrap and leave it for an hour in the fridge to chill.

Roll the flatbread

  • Serve cut into not too thin pinwheels to prevent roll-ups from untwining.

Cut into pinwheels

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Easy Pinwheels Recipe with Cream Cheese and Crabmeat

Pinwheels are a perfect appetizer and a snack. I will share with you a new spin on a basic pinwheels recipe that makes it extra enjoyable.
Prep Time15 mins
Resting Time in the Fridge1 hr
Total Time1 hr 15 mins
Course: Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine: International
Keyword: Basic Pinwheels Recipe, Crab and Cheese Roll-Ups Recipe, Crabmeat Roll-Ups Recipe, Easy Pinwheels Recipe, How to make pinwheels from scratch, Pinwheels Recipe with Cream Cheese
Servings: 8 portions
Calories: 181kcal

Ingredients

  • 100 g flatbread wrap or burrito sized flour tortillas
  • 400 g imitation crab
  • 150 g cream cheese
  • 100 g hard cheese
  • 50 g dill chopped
  • 2 eggs hard-boiled
  • Salt to your taste

Instructions

  • Boil eggs. I have a perfect post where I share all the tips to make perfect hard-boiled eggs. Grate eggs using a coarse grater.
  • Grate crabsticks using the coarse grater, too.
  • Hard cheese should be grated to go with other ingredients.
  • Spread tortilla over the flat surface and smear the upper side with cream cheese.
  • Sprinkle chopped dill over the whole surface of the flatbread.
  • Evenly spread out grated cheese together with hard-boiled eggs.
  • Sprinkle grated imitation crabmeat as the final top layer.
  • Start at one edge of the flatbread and roll it, tightly, until you make it to the opposite side. Cover the roll in plastic wrap and leave it for an hour in the fridge to chill.
  • Serve cut into not too thin pinwheels to prevent roll-ups from untwining.

Notes

*calories per 100 g

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