When I served these at a party, people kept grabbing seconds and thirds

If you’re on the hunt for a party appetizer that’s both delicious and irresistible, look no further than Crack Chicken Pinwheels. With a name that piques curiosity, these pinwheels are a mouthwatering mix of tender chicken, rich cheese, and savory bacon, all wrapped in a soft tortilla. Be prepared, though, for they are addictively delicious!

My Journey to Discovering Crack Chicken Pinwheels

At a summer backyard barbecue last year, I was looking for unique appetizer ideas and stumbled upon Crack Chicken Pinwheels. The name alone was intriguing enough to try. To my surprise, this recipe turned out to be a culinary hit. The best part? They require minimal cooking effort!

As soon as I served these pinwheels, they vanished in no time. The blend of flavors captivated everyone, and my guests were queuing up for more, eager to get the recipe. Since that day, these pinwheels have become a regular request at all our gatherings.

Crack Chicken Pinwheels Recipe


2 cups shredded cooked chicken (rotisserie works great)

8 ounces softened cream cheese

1 cup shredded cheddar cheese

½ cup crumbled cooked bacon

1-2 tablespoons ranch seasoning mix

1 tablespoon milk

4 large flavored tortillas (spinach or sun-dried tomato are great choices)


In a large bowl, mix shredded chicken, cream cheese, cheddar, bacon, milk, and ranch seasoning until well combined.

Spread this mixture evenly across each tortilla, leaving a small border.

Roll the tortillas tightly, ensuring the filling is snug. Repeat with all tortillas.

Wrap the rolls in plastic and refrigerate for at least 2 hours, or overnight.

Before serving, slice the rolls into ½-inch thick pinwheels.


Serve the pinwheels on a platter, garnished with extra green onions if you like.

These Crack Chicken Pinwheels are guaranteed to be the highlight of any event. The creamy, savory filling paired with the soft tortilla creates an explosion of flavors that will have your guests coming back for more. Save this recipe, as it’s sure to make you the most sought-after host around. Enjoy the rave reviews!

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