How to Make Pinwheel Sandwiches

Here is your opportunity to stand out from all the other sandwich makers. The name of the sandwiches here come from their shape. The sandwiches are rolled in a pinwheel shape. These are a favorite for parties when it is worth the extra effort. The sandwiches are a feast both for the eyes and taste buds. They are extremely easy to make and all the pinwheel asks for is a little bit of work. The sandwiches are a filling treat for hungry souls who will not stop for anything else than amazing. There is a great variety of filling that you can choose from for these sandwiches. You can chose from vegetables like cucumber and carrots and also meat like chicken and ham.

Prep time: 10 min
Cook time: 20 min
Total time: 30 min
Yield: 4 servings
Utensils: Cutting board, knife, rolling pin, toothpicks, cling film

Bread slices: 4
Cheese slices: 4
Vegetables or meat slice


  • 1

    Place the bread slices on a cutting board. Now cut off the crust of the bread slices. Slice them in half  lengthwise.

  • 2

    Prepare the filling. Most pinwheel sandwiches have a slice of cheese in them. You can use vegetable or meat deli slices in them. Vegetables like cucumber, radishes and carrots make great fillings. Cut the vegetables and meat in thin strips to make them convenient to be used as a filling.

  • 3

    Use a rolling pin to flatten the slices. This prepares the bread for making a good pinwheel. However, do take care not to tea up the bread with the pressure from the rolling pin.

  • 4

    Place the cheese slices on the bread. Top up with the filling. Roll the bread in length. However, make sure that all the content remain inside and does not spill. Keep the whole roll packed. Wrap it in a cling film and refrigerate it. Chilling the role makes cutting the pinwheels easier. Do it with all four of the bread slices. You can insert a toothpick in the roll to keep it together.

  • 5

    Take out the chilled roll and use a sharp knife to slice. The slices will appear as pinwheels. Place them in a serving platter and serve right away. You can insert toothpicks in all of the wheels to keep them in shape.

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