Description: Perfect for holiday appetizers, these delicious pinwheels are loaded with cream cheese, cheddar cheese, bacon pieces, and jalapenos, wrapped in a flour tortilla.
Notes: You can prepare the filling the day before to save time. Just refrigerate in an airtight container.
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Easy Jalapeno Popper Pinwheels
Servings: 20-24 pieces, if not using the ends
Prep time: 20 minutes
Down time: 1 hour
Storage: Cover and refrigerate any leftovers for up to one day. They may become a bit soggy.
8 oz cream cheese, softened2.5 oz package bacon pieces½ cup cheddar cheese, shredded2 jalapenos, chopped4 large flour tortillas
Add cream cheese to a medium bowl, and mash with a fork.Add cheddar cheese and bacon. Chop the end of the jalapenos, slice in half, then remove the seeds.Chop jalapenos into chunks about the size of the bacon pieces.Add chopped jalapenos to the bowl, and stir to combine the ingredients.Spread ¼ of the mixture onto each of the tortillas.Start from one end, and roll each tortilla, until you get to the other end.Refrigerate for 1 hour to allow them to set.Cut rolled tortillas into 1 inch pieces, discarding the ends (or snacking on them yourself!).Arrange on a plate or platter to serve.