Prep Time: 15 mins | Total Time: 15 mins | Yield: 3 dozen
These pinwheels are the best! Cream cheese, bacon, cheddar, ranch, and chicken all wrapped in a tortilla. These crack chicken pinwheels are super easy and quick to make. You can use precooked bacon and rotisserie chicken to make this recipe if desired. You can even make these pinwheels in advance and just keep them in the fridge until ready to serve.
If you are looking for other party food options, these crack chicken pinwheels are a must! They are perfect to serve for parties and tailgating. Always a huge hit and guarantees no leftovers! I love how I can easily transport these pinwheels. I just put it in a cooler and go. The best part is you can use low-fat cream cheese and turkey bacon to cut back on the calories. You can even use whole-wheat tortillas for a healthy take! Either way, you have yourself the best party food!
1 c. cooked chopped chicken
1½ tablespoons ranch mix
1 (8-ounce) package of cream cheese, softened
1 c. shredded cheddar cheese
¾ c. chopped cooked bacon
4 or 5 (10-inch) large burrito tortillas
1 to 2 tablespoons milk
HOW TO MAKE CRACK CHICKEN PINWHEELS
Step 1: Combine the softened cream cheese, ranch powder, cheddar cheese, 1 tablespoon of milk, bacon, and chicken until well blended. If desired, add extra milk.
Step 2: On each tortilla, evenly spread about ¼ c. of the chicken mixture.
Step 3: Gently and tightly roll the tortilla to make sure it holds together and stays in shape.
Step 4: Place the pinwheels in the fridge for approximately 30 minutes to firm up the softened cheese.
Step 5: After thirty minutes, remove the pinwheels from the fridge and cut off the ends. Into 1-inch slices, cut the pinwheels.
Step 6: Serve and enjoy!
You can make these pinwheels ahead of time and keep them in the fridge overnight. Before serving, slice the pinwheels.