Store bought puff pastry rolled around Muenster cheese and spinach make for an elegant, irresistible appetizer! No matter the occasion, these buttery Muenster and Spinach pinwheels are always a hit.
Muenster and Spinach Pinwheels
Oh, boy, were these Muenster and Spinach Pinwheels marvelous! Even the two cold leftovers in the fridge the day after I served them to my book club were darn tasty.This is an uncomplicated recipe which yields an impressive, gourmet appetizer. Just use a good quality puff pastry and you’ll receive high praise with minimal effort.
You can shake up the cheese or add a layer of prosciutto. The options are endless. If you’re hosting a New Year’s Eve party this year, you may want to whip these up. And if you’re not, just make sure to try these cheesy spirals. They won’t disappoint.
More Appetizers and Cocktails
The Sunday Supper Team is having a Holiday Cocktails and Appetizers party and we would love to have you join us this week! We are honored to have Conni from The Foodie Army Wife hosting our Party.
We have an amazing assortment of recipes to put together a fabulous holiday party on any budget. Perfect for the holidays, but equally as delicious for a your Oscar party, game day gathering or any other time you need a special drink and elegant starters.
This list of cocktails and appetizers will be the perfect resource for your menu. If you love working with puff pastry, click the link for some more irresistible, easy puff pastry appetizers.
- Glühwein from Magnolia Days
- Cranberry Fizz from Dinners, Dishes and Desserts
- Candy Cane Martini from Hezzi-D’s Books and Cooks
- Raspberry Hot Chocolate from Momma’s Meals
- Chocolate Peppermint Eggnog from The Daily Dish Recipes
- Chocolate Peanut Butter Hot Chocolate Spoons from Chocolate Moosey
- Cherry Bomb from Noshing with the Nolands
- Cranberry Sparkler Mocktail from Cupcakes & Kale Chips
- Pomegranate Cosmo from Supper For A Steal
- Poinsettia Mimosas from Big Bear’s Wife
- Poinsettia Cocktails from The Catholic Foodie
Party Appetizers or Hors d’oeuvres:
- Prosciutto Goat Cheese Rolls with Fig Preserves and Arugula from Shockingly Delicious
- Muenster and Spinach Pinwheels from That Skinny Chick Can Bake
- Sticky Wholegrain Mustard & Ginger Cocktail Sausages from girlichef
- Cheesy Mushroom Pull Apart Bread from Small Wallet Big Appetite
- 5 Quick & Easy Appetizers for Your Holiday Party from Webicurean
- Bacon Peanut Caramel Corn from Gotta Get Baked
- Crostini topped with Voodoo Chicken Cream Dip from Country Girl in the Village
- Mushroom Strudel from Vintage Kitchen
- Herbed Holiday Party Mix from Curious Cuisiniere
- Old fashioned Swedish Meatballs from I Run For Wine
- Cheesy Chicken Broccoli Bites from Cindy’s Recipes and Writings
- Fried Green Beans with Wasabi Ranch from Juanita’s Cocina
- Parmesan Onion Rounds from Kudos Kitchen by Renee
- Lip-smacking Cranberry Cocktail Meatballs from In The Kitchen with KP
- Hot Spinach Parmesan Dip from Comfy Cuisine
- Indian Spiced Tuna Balls from Soni’s Food
- Onion marmalade with Bacon from Ruffles and Truffles
- Baked Brie from Family Foodie
More Puff Pastry Recipes You’ll Love:
- Cheesy Mushroom Puff Pastry Bites from Well Plated
- Spinach Feta Pinwheels from That Skinny Chick Can Bake
- Puff Pastry Caprese Cups from The Cookie Rookie
- Pepperoni Pinwheels from That Skinny Chick Can Bake
- Cheesy Pepperoni Pinwheels from Crazy for Crust
Used in This Recipe:
- French Rolling Pin – I prefer this tapered rolling pin over the classic
- Half Sheet Pan – I like this heavy duty pan as it doesn’t warp
- Roul-Pat – I use this to roll out puff pastry, pie crusts, and bread dough. It makes cleanup a breeze!
Muenster and Spinach Pinwheels
No matter the occasion, these buttery Muenster and Spinach pinwheels are always a hit.
- Prep Time: 20 minutes
- Cook Time: 15 minutes
- Total Time: 35 minutes
- Yield: 20 appetizers
- Category: Appetizer
- Method: Baking
- Cuisine: American
1 tablespoon water
1/2 cup shredded Muenster
1/4 cup grated Parmesan
1/8 tsp. garlic powder
1 sheet puffed pastry (I used Dufour brand), thawed
10 ounce box frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed very, very dry
- Preheat oven to 400º. Line two baking sheets with parchment and set aside.
- Beat egg and water together in a small bowl; set aside.
- Stir Muenster, Parmesan and garlic powder together. Set aside.
- Lightly flour work surface. Unfold thawed puff pastry and roll lightly with a floured rolling pin. Brush surface with beaten egg. Top with cheese mixture, then evenly top with thawed spinach.
- Starting at the short end, roll up like a jelly roll. Slice at 1/2 inch intervals and place rounds on baking sheets. Brush with egg wash.
- Bake 15 minutes or till golden brown. Remove to wire racks and let cool 10 minutes before serving.