Salami and Cheese Pinwheels
Looking for a fun and cute finger food? Try Salami and Cheese Pinwheels. They’re my favorite nostalgic snack food. Growing up my mom made these all the time. They were pretty popular during the late 90s/early 2000s. Like a sandwich, you could combine all sorts of ingredients in a pinwheel. Plus, they look pretty on a serving platter and they aren’t messy so they’re perfect to eat while visiting at a party.
The other day I was buying salami at the deli and I saw the wrap tortillas. I remembered loving it when my mom made Salami and Cheese Pinwheels. I couldn’t believe that I’ve never made them for my kids. After all, salami is a favorite deli meat in our household.
My children were a bit skeptical at first. But once they saw the cream cheese spread on the wrap, they got on board. After all, cream cheese is tasty on so many things.
I made their pinwheels with cream cheese, Colby cheese and salami. But I like to add peperoncini and diced jalapeños to mine. If you don’t like things spicy you could switch out the peppers for diced chili peppers instead.
Salami and Cheese Pinwheels are my favorite. But just like a sandwich you could make pinwheels with a variety of ingredients. I’ve since made them with Nutella (as a special treat for the kids), they also love almond butter and strawberry spread. I like to use strawberry spread as opposed to jelly or jam because it doesn’t have any added sugar. It’s just strawberries. I think an Italian sub version would be tasty too — with salami, Capicola and roasted red peppers. A BLT version with the addition of avocado would be delicious as well.
The variety of pinwheels seems endless. They’re a fun lunch or snack and great to bring to a party. I don’t know why they ever went out of style. I say we should bring back this fun food.