Spinach & Sundried Tomato Puff Pastry Pinwheels

I’m still baking away in the final moments before Christmas, but I’ve decided to turn my attention toward blogging about a nice appetizer that would be terrific for Christmas or New Year’s celebrations.

Here’s a colorful little bite: Spinach & Sun-Dried Tomato Puff Pastry Pinwheels.

Super simple… here’s the how to:

A mix of frozen spinach (thawed), sundried tomatoes, mayo, Parmesan and a few spices is spread onto thawed-out prepared puff pastry dough sheets.

The sheet is rolled up tightly, wrapped and placed into the freezer. At this point, you can choose to store the roll in the freezer and cut as needed for spur-of-the-moment appetizers. Or you can freeze for 30 minutes to let it firm up slightly and then slice & bake immediately.

1-inch slices baked for about 20 minutes and they’re ready to eat!

Lightly goldened and crisp, these are deliciously simple appetizers. You can choose to make them ahead of time and just pack them in a basket until ready to use (same day), or you can serve them fresh out of the oven. Impressive looking little treats for something so inherently easy to make, aren’t they?

This recipe can be found HERE.
Plenty more appetizer recipe favorites can be found HERE and HERE.

34 Responses to “Spinach & Sundried Tomato Puff Pastry Pinwheels”

  1. postedDec 22, 2008 1:23 PM

    I love this appetizer! I will be serving this at my next potluck!

  2. postedDec 22, 2008 2:01 PM

    Oh, that is too pretty! And it has the colors of the season too!! :)

  3. postedDec 22, 2008 2:33 PM
    Bellini Valli

    Yes these do sound delicious and perfect for guests!!

  4. postedDec 22, 2008 3:06 PM

    Wow this not only looks good but it has to taste good with all those great ingredients in puff pastry!

  5. postedDec 22, 2008 4:55 PM

    This sounds AWESOME and bakes up so prettily (word? not sure). I will have to try these!

  6. postedDec 22, 2008 5:36 PM
    Robin Sue

    Puff pastry makes everything wonderful! Have a great time in Seattle. Hope the weather holds out for you, I am sure it is beautiful there this time of year. Merry Christmas Lori!

  7. postedDec 22, 2008 5:43 PM
    Stacey Snacks

    Yay Hooray!
    A recipe from the girl without sugar!
    I think I have developed diabetes from all the sweets!!!!

    xxoo Stacey Snacks

  8. postedDec 22, 2008 6:08 PM

    Oh, this looks like such a great appetizer! I’m marking this as something I could bring to bunko in the new year!

  9. postedDec 22, 2008 6:25 PM

    I’m so glad I clicked over here from Cookie Madness! These look like a GREAT appetizer!

  10. postedDec 22, 2008 6:42 PM

    Oh I love it! What a great combination!

  11. postedDec 22, 2008 7:52 PM

    So pretty and fancy looking!

  12. postedDec 22, 2008 8:44 PM

    Very pretty appetizer… I could see these pinwheels being a great idea for a kid’s school lunch as well.

  13. postedDec 22, 2008 9:02 PM
    Ellie from Kitchen Caravan

    I love the simplicity, yet entertaining quality of these pinwheels. They look delicious!

  14. postedDec 22, 2008 9:12 PM

    how completely festive! and hey–it has two of my favorite ingredients (sundried tomatoes and puff pastry…i could take spinach or leave it) so i’d enjoy this anytime!

  15. postedDec 22, 2008 9:16 PM

    Those look so yummy and I can eat a dozen right now!
    Buon Natale!

  16. postedDec 22, 2008 10:24 PM
    Heidi / Savorytv

    Gorgeous, with three of my favorite flavors! Just gave you a stumble :)

    Merry Christmas!

  17. postedDec 22, 2008 11:16 PM
    Peter M

    It’s party time and these pinwheels will get snapped fo’sho!

  18. postedDec 23, 2008 1:16 AM

    Some of my favorite flavors — couldn’t be easier, too! Thanks for sharing it.

  19. postedDec 23, 2008 1:51 AM

    Those look awesome! You can’t go wrong with puff pastry, yum!

  20. postedDec 23, 2008 5:34 AM
    Shari@Whisk: a food blog

    As long as I can find puff pastry already made, these sound super easy!! They look pretty too!!

  21. postedDec 23, 2008 1:07 PM

    Such a lovely savory treat!!

  22. postedDec 23, 2008 1:16 PM

    I am throwing a New Year’s party, and this will certainly be on the menu! Love puff pastry, and this looks soooo yummy!
    Merry Christmas!

  23. postedDec 23, 2008 6:05 PM

    You can bring these to the Seattle area, along with the cheesecake, please. Well, that is if you can make it — blizzard ’08!

  24. postedDec 23, 2008 7:09 PM

    Easy, yummy and beautiful!!

  25. postedDec 23, 2008 7:28 PM

    So pretty! They would be perfect for a New Year’s party I was invited to…

  26. postedDec 24, 2008 1:49 AM


    Wow! You may have find the perfect appetizer recipe!

  27. postedDec 24, 2008 4:05 AM

    wow!!! this looks just great… happy holidays!!! :)

  28. postedDec 24, 2008 5:01 AM

    Yum to a non-sweet “treat”, I’m almost all sugared out! (almost, I’m sure I’ll be fine in the morning! ha)
    Happy Holidays! I’m having a giveaway on my blog.

  29. postedDec 24, 2008 6:03 AM

    Love these. Great idea. I’m definitely trying these because they’re so darn easy (and they look great!)

  30. postedDec 24, 2008 11:34 PM

    wow, yum!

  31. postedDec 25, 2008 8:13 AM
    Girl Japan

    I love, love your pinwheel recipes… This looks like an awesome addition to any table.. Wishing you the best this Holiday.. keep warm!!!


  32. postedDec 28, 2008 7:38 PM

    What a tasty appetizer!

  33. postedFeb 4, 2009 1:28 AM
    Urooj Afzal

    Hi! I can’t wait to try this; I love the simplicity and elegance, my question is, how big do you cut the slices- I’m throwing a bridal shower and would love to have these as one of the savory finger foods.

  34. postedFeb 4, 2009 5:53 PM

    1 inch slices are good.

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