Mexican Taco Pinwheels

READY IN: 1hr 50mins
Recipe by Marg CaymanDesigns

I had these at a party today and I couldn't quit eating them. I'm not a big fan of black olives or chilies but these were incredible. Very popular with everyone. Cook time is refrigeration time. (In response to reviews, I use Old El Paso taco mix and Hidden Valley Ranch dressing mix and have never had any complaints about the saltiness. HTH!)

Top Review by gypsygal

10 Stars aren't enough! Within one week, I made them for a family get-together and a campground pot luck. I got "mega" compliments for the pinwheels but you deserve the "all" the praise for a "super" easy and "super" tasty recipe. Printers are still making copies, including mine! I used all your ingredients but did do things a little differently. I mixed the chilies with the cream cheese but sprinkled the pimento and black olives & cheese on top after I spread the cream cheese mixture. After rolled & chilled, they looked so pretty when I sliced them. I did slice them in a 1/2 inch slice and served them with a med. hot salsa. I have no doubt that sour cream, grated lime rind and a bit of lime juice and minced celantro would work too. I plan to try that the next time I make them. I think a "key" to success is patting the chilies, pimento and olives dry. Thank you Marg, This is a "keeper" and a "favorite". :)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix all ingredients except tortillas.
  2. Divide mixture evenly among tortillas, spread slightly and roll up.
  3. Refrigerate 1-2 hours and cut into 1-inch slices.
  4. Can be served with sour cream if desired.

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