Cold Pepperoni Pizza Pinwheels

Calling all pizza lovers (so, calling all humans): this one’s for you. Filled with Italian-seasoned cream cheese, pepperoni, mozzarella and Parmesan, these Cold Pepperoni Pinwheels are the cold pizza we’re not ashamed to love. Serve ‘em solo or with a side of pizza sauce for dipping.
Prep 25 Minutes
Total Time 2 Hours 25 Minutes
Servings 32

Ingredient List

  • 1 container (8 oz) cream cheese spread, softened
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 package (11 oz) Old El Paso™ Flour Tortillas for Burritos (8 Count)
  • 1 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 2 packages (6 oz each) sliced pepperoni
  • 1 package (8 oz) sliced mozzarella cheese
Recipe Continues Below


  1. In small bowl, mix cream cheese spread, Italian seasoning, pepper flakes and garlic powder. Divide mixture among tortillas, spreading evenly over tortillas, leaving 1/2-inch border. Top half of each tortilla with Parmesan cheese, pepperoni and mozzarella cheese.
  2. Starting from side with toppings, roll up very tightly. Wrap with plastic wrap. Refrigerate at least 2 hours but no longer than 24 hours.
  3. To serve, cut 1 inch from end of each roll, and discard. Cut each roll into 4 (1 1/2-inch) slices.

Expert Tips

  • One 8-oz package of cream cheese can be used instead of cream cheese spread for these pizza tortilla pinwheels. Soften cream cheese as directed on package.
  • Two cups shredded mozzarella cheese can be substituted for the sliced mozzarella in this pizza pinwheel appetizers recipe.


  • 1 Pinwheel Calories 140 (Calories from Fat 90);  Total Fat 10g (Saturated Fat 4 1/2g ,Trans Fat 1/2g);  Cholesterol 25mg;  Sodium 400mg;  Potassium 60mg;  Total Carbohydrate 6g (Dietary Fiber 0g ,Sugars 0g);  Protein 6g
  • % Daily Value: Vitamin A 4%;  Vitamin C 0%;  Calcium 10%;  Iron 2%
  • Exchanges: 1/2 Starch;  1/2 High-Fat Meat;  1 Fat
  • Carbohydrate Choice: 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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