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Ham Pickle Pinwheels

My mom introduced me to this ham pickle pinwheels appetizer a number of years ago, and I've been making them for parties ever since. They are easy to make and are always well received by guests. —Gloria Jarrett, Loveland, Ohio
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    3-1/2 dozen


  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, cubed
  • 1/4 pound sliced Genoa salami
  • 1 tablespoon prepared horseradish
  • 7 slices deli ham
  • 14 to 21 okra pickles or dill pickle spears


  • In a food processor, add the cream cheese, salami and horseradish; cover and process until blended. Spread over ham slices.
  • Remove stems and ends of okra pickles. Place 2 or 3 okra pickles or 1 dill pickle down the center of each ham slice. Roll up tightly and cover. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Cut into 1-in. pieces.

Test Kitchen Tips
  • A pickle is actually a pickled cucumber that has been submerged and fermented in a brine or vinegar. The concept of pickles dates all the way back to 2030 BCE.
  • Use deli ham or ham you've made yourself. Both are delicious!
  • Check out 30 appetizers ready in 15 minutes or less.
  • Nutrition Facts
    1 piece: 34 calories, 3g fat (1g saturated fat), 9mg cholesterol, 105mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.

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