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Ham and Pimento Cheese Pinwheels

Course Appetizer, Lunch
Cuisine Southern
Keyword ham roll-ups
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Refrigerate 1 hour
Servings 10


  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 cups shredded sharp cheedar cheese
  • 1 (4-ounce) jar diced pimentos, drained
  • 4 large flour tortillas
  • 1/2 pound thinly sliced ham


  • Combine cream cheese, mayonnaise, garlic powder, and cheddar cheese in a large bowl.
    Use a wooden spoon to mix together evenly.
  • Stir in pimentos.
  • Place tortillas on a plate and cover with a damp paper towel. Microwave for 20 seconds. This will make them more pliable so they won't rip.
  • Spread 1/4 of the cream cheese mixture on each one, going to within 1/2-inch of the edges.
  • Arrange the ham slices on top of the cream cheese mixture.
  • Roll each tortilla up tightly and wrapi n plastic wrap. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour or overnight.
  • Cut into slices just before serving.


Be sure to drain the pimentos well.
Add 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon of cayenne pepper if you want these pinwheels to be spicy.