Cranberry and Basil Pinwheels

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Cranberry and Basil Pinwheels - it's beginning to taste a bit like Christmas!

Remember to wash your hands thoroughly!

Serves: 2


  • 2 tortillasCranberry and Basil Pinwheels are a simple but tasty snack for the festive season. Perfect finger food for toddlers.
  • 225g cream cheese
  • 60g spring onion
  • Handful fresh basil leaves
  • 100g cranberry sauce
  • 50g dried cranberries
  • few slices of turkey/ham

You will also need:

  • An apron
  • A chopping board
  • A sharp knife (to use with an adult)
  • A large plastic bowl
  • A knife
  • A  desert spoon


  1. Finely chop the spring onions with the sharp knife and put into the bowl.Cranberry and Basil Pinwheels are a simple but tasty snack for the festive season. Perfect finger food for toddlers.
  2. Add the cream cheese, cranberries and the cranberry sauce.
  3. Mix all the ingredients thoroughly together with the spoon.
  4. Spoon out the mixture onto the tortillas and smooth out with a knife.
  5. Wash and dry the basil leaves and place them onto the mixture.
  6. Add slices of turkey or ham.
  7. Gently roll up tightly, wrap up in cling film and place in the fridge to cool for an hour.
  8. Cut the roll into slices.
These are perfect for using up left over turkey or ham this Christmas :) Parents – If you try this recipe with your child, I’d love to hear from you. Tweet me a photo, share it on the Handy Herbs Facebook page or pin it to your recipe board! sign       Mums' Days #ToddlerApprovedTuesdayEthan & Evelyn       Monkey and MouseKeep Calm and Carry On Linking Sunday

33 thoughts on “Cranberry and Basil Pinwheels

  1. These look awesome, I would never have thought of adding cranberries or basil to the tortillas, so will definitely need to try this. I always get stuck in a rut with lunches for the boys! Love the plate too!

    Thanks so much for linking up to #howtoSunday 🙂 x

  2. Wow this looks so easy but it’s something I would never think of! Sounds delicious too! I’m always short of quick recipes for Taylor so this is definitely one I will be trying. Thanks so much for sharing with #KCACOLS. Hope you come again next week x

  3. This would be great for both meal times and treats for my little Ethan after school too! I never had cranberries jam before. Looks delicious! I just might pinch some too! 😉 Thank you for linking up. Always lovely to have you in here . Have a lovely weekend. I’m off to buy some cranberries jam now. Inspired! 😊 #FabFridayPost x

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