Muenster and Spinach Pinwheels Appetizer

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 | Butter puff pastry filled with spinach and cheese!

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.
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    Muenster and Spinach Pinwheels
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  • Muenster and Spinach Pinwheels

    Serves 20 appetizers     adjust servings

    Prep Time 10 mins
    Cook Time 15 mins
    Total Time 25 mins

    No matter the occasion, these buttery Muenster and Spinach pinwheels are always a hit.


    • 1 egg
    • 1 tablespoon water
    • 1/2 cup shredded Muenster
    • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan
    • 1/8 tsp. garlic powder
    • Flour
    • 1 sheet puffed pastry (I used Dufour brand), thawed
    • 10 ounce box frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed very, very dry


    1. Preheat oven to 400º. Line two baking sheets with parchment and set aside.
    2. Beat egg and water together in a small bowl; set aside.
    3. Stir Muenster, Parmesan and garlic powder together. Set aside.
    4. 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.
    5. Starting at the short end, roll up like a jelly roll. Slice at ½ inch intervals and place rounds on baking sheets. Brush with egg wash.
    6. Bake 15 minutes or till golden brown. Remove to wire racks and let cool 10 minutes before serving.


    Nutrition Facts
    Serving Size
    Amount Per Serving As Served
    Calories 91kcal Calories from fat 55
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat 6g 9%
    Saturated Fat 2g 10%
    Transfat 0g
    Cholesterol 12mg 4%
    Sodium 82mg 3%
    Carbohydrate 6g 2%
    Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
    Sugars 0g
    Protein 3g

    Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

    Calories 2000
    Total Fat Less than 65g
    Sat Fat Less than 25g
    Cholesterol Less than 300mg
    Sodium Less than 2,400mg
    Total Carbohydrate 300g
    Dietary Fiber 25g
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    Muenster and Spinach Pinwheels

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  1. Yes, it seems a nice treat for a girls party:) you really are good at it:) have a blessed Sunday.

  2. I love how easy puff pastry makes appies – this flavour combination sounds delicious!

  3. I have never heard of this one, but it sounds pretty delicious.

  4. Thank you for this ever-so-elegant but do-able recipe, Liz.

    Looking forward to baking these Muenster Spinach Pinwheels and eating them!

  5. Happier Than A Pig in Mud says:

    Very pretty and mighty tasty I’m sure:@)

  6. Before you know it you ate half of them and don´t even want to eat the real dinner. Gorgeous! And I bet they freeze so well too.

  7. The Mom Chef ~ Taking on Magazines One Recipe at a Time says:

    These are hard days in which to try and do life ‘normally,’ aren’t they. I feel more than a bit guilty going through life as usual when the families up north are dealing with so much loss and grief. The spirals do look delicious though, and we DO have to eat and continue living. If we don’t do these things, they win.

  8. Muenster is such a flavorful cheese. This is a great appetizer or even lunch for me!

  9. Any time you combine cheese and puff pastry I’ll be the first one on line! 🙂

  10. Lizzy , these cheesy pinwheels look pretty tasty ! Love it !

  11. carol | a cup of mascarpone says:

    Happy Sunday, Lizzy! These pinwheels look absolutely incredible!

  12. We love your beautiful appetizer, and can envision making it with other greens as well — perhaps chard, or beet greens, or even mustard or turnip greens. We’re going to feature this on our Facebook page and link here so people can see how you made it, and your lovely photography. If you wish, come LIKE us on Facebook for more recipes and tips on super healthy greens like kale, chard, beet, mustard, turnip, collard, escarole, dandelion and other green leafies.

    –Your friendly Southern California farmers at Cut `n Clean Greens

  13. These look really delicious Lizzy and tempting!!

  14. Jasline (Foodie Baker) says:

    Hi Lizzy, the pinwheels look incredibly delicious! Hope to try it out one day!

  15. I miss puff pastry. When I make them for my gluten eating friends they are finished in seconds.

  16. I love the ease and simplicity of this. This is definitely a must-try!

  17. These look and sound great Liz! You can’t go wrong with puff pastry!

  18. Yum! I’m not sure any would make it to the serving plate 😉

  19. Dufour puff pastry is the best commercial brand I’ve ever used. And this looks so wonderful, nothing but the best is good enough! Nice flavors, and it looks so great. And thank you for your thoughts about the shooting – such a tragic event, and not posting on Monday is a terrific idea.

  20. These are the perfect party food.

  21. I had something similar at a party recently, and they were SO delicious! I’d love to try your recipe for myself… and my party guests! Thanks for sharing, Lizzy.

  22. Mmm I’ve seen all kinds of pastry pinwheels before, but I love that you used Muenster cheese. What a tasty twist!

  23. These look wonderful Lizzy! Perfect for the holiday!

  24. Evelyne@CheapEthnicEatz says:

    I am a big fan of easy puff pastry recipes so this is so up my alley. I am not sure I have ever seen savory pinwhel. Bookmarked! A day of “online silence” is a wonderful way to support those in need.

  25. Belinda @zomppa says:

    These are so perfect for those potlucks (if you can keep your hands off them!)

  26. These look yummy.

  27. These look great and I will do be making them!! Enjoy!!

  28. I love anything with spinach, this pinwheels are so deliciously golden!

  29. Love it..!!!

  30. What great savory looking appetizers!

  31. The pinwheels are so cute! And I love spinach and cheese together…yum!

  32. These look gorgeous and delicious!

  33. Spinach pinwheels looks delicious and perfect.

  34. Gosh I love how easy these are. Seriously I have bookmarked like 10 appetizers to make for Christmas. We are going to eat really well this year!

  35. I love pinwheels! These look so tasty! Love that you used muenster too, it’s a cheese I don’t use or eat too often, but I like it!

  36. Pinwheels are fun and easy! Great combo!

  37. Liz these look wonderful – love the flavors. These would sure to be a hit at a party!

  38. I have been so excited to get this recipe ever since you posted the teaser photo. The flavours look so amazing. And the fact that it is so easy to put together is just icing on the cake.

  39. These are perfect for appetizer in this Christmas period!!
    Have a nice week

  40. Great appetizer, I have to admit, I’ve never made one like this but these are the kinds I go for when at parties!! Thanks for sharing.

  41. Pastry + Spinach + Cheese=DELICIOUS! These look so tasty and I would loooove it if anyone ever served these to me!

  42. Pinwheels! Love them, been meaning to try makingnthem for the longest time! Everytime i see a blogpost on these, i’d be like aargh! Still havent done these yet! Timely reminder, thanks Liz.

  43. I love muenster and spinach. YUM!

  44. Welcome to WordPress!Love the spinach and cheese combo and the pinwheels look beautiful!!Will be making these very soon 🙂

  45. Mmmm! I can’t wait to try these!

  46. you always make these look so good and easy. and always make me hungry.

  47. Oh! I love this! Looks so appetizing & lovely! YUM!

  48. These look great!!! I noticed you said the leftovers tasted awesome the next day… you think these could be made earlier in the day and brought to a Christmas event a couple hours later at room temp? (think they would they get too mushy or harden up??) Thanks for this easy recipe!

  49. What a fun appetizer – love the flavors in this one!

  50. It doesn’t look like leftovers. Looks really wonderful! Great idea!

  51. These look delicious, and very pretty too! Am thinking of making them for Christmas Eve buffet with the family… thanks Lizzy!

  52. I really like uncomplicated especially this time of year and these look fabulous to boot. Thank you for stopping by today, Lizzy. Have a great week!

  53. Mmm…I love puff pastry! Thanks for a fantastically chic, easy and endlessly adaptable recipe.

  54. Will there be a time when you’ll post all of the recipes from the party? I see several items that I’d like to know how to make! Fingers crossed…

    • Hi, Karii,

      If you mean recipes from my book club gathering, they all will be shared before the end of the month. If you mean the other Sunday Supper posts, the links are all at the bottom of this post…there are tons of great ideas!

  55. I love pinwheels, they always turn out so pretty. Love the cheese and spinach combination.

  56. Hi there! I know this is kind of off topic but I was wondering if you knew where I could get a captcha plugin for my comment
    form? I’m using the same blog platform as yours and I’m having trouble finding one?
    Thanks a lot!

    • Gosh, I wish I could help! I had a friend redesign my blog and she added all my features. I am not techy at all! Sorry!

  57. They turned out great. And the goat cheese ones were great too.

  58. They cought my eyes, looks so delicious, and the recipe looks simple to bake.
    It is nice to bake these when friends are coming around!
    Thank you 🙂

  59. These are in the oven now. I used cheddar cheese instead and added crumbled bacon. My only problem is that I HATE puff pastry. When cutting the slices, the pastry just flaked off and it all fell about. I’m sure it will still taste good, but its definitely not presentable. Maybe I’m doing something wrong, but no more puff pastry for me! I’ll be using cresent rolls from now on.

  60. Older'n Dirt says:

    No comment on the recipe, I’ve not made it yet, but a tip on how to get that “very, very dry spinach.” I use my potato ricer. Put the plate in with the smallest holes in it, add the spinach and squeeze. Driest spinach you’ll ever get out of a frozen package.

  61. Claudia Lamascolo says:

    I know just by looking at them they are delicious and flakey a perfect football game day treat!

  62. Liz, these look fantastic~! I’m looking forward to giving these a try. Thank you~!!!

  63. I can see these can be addicting!


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