When you鈥檙e getting ready to go to a party or backyard BBQ and you鈥檙e trying to think of a killer side dish to bring, pinwheel appetizers are where it鈥檚 at. They can be creamy, crunchy or spicy 鈥 perfect for anyone鈥檚 taste buds. Sure, you could go with the usual pita dip or those baked Korean wings that everyone loved last time, but why not try something new? We sourced 16 different options, and officially challenge you to choose your favorite, take them to a party and then maybe brag just a little bit afterwards. Scroll on for some major pinwheel inspo!

1. Baked Ham and Cheese Rollups: We鈥檝e officially died and gone to heaven. Let us introduce you to the savory glaze. For this recipe, it鈥檚 a mustard, butter and Worcestershire combo. (via High Heels and Grills)


2. French Onion and Portobello Mushroom Pinwheels: Veggie lovers, come hither: This is a fantastic alternative if you鈥檙e going for a meatless recipe. The pinwheels are still 鈥渂eefed up,鈥 but you鈥檙e actually biting into puff pastry, veggies and three different cheeses that will make you melt. (via Dash of Savory)


3. Bacon, Cheddar & Jalape帽o Pinwheels: Cream cheese and jalape帽os are the stars of these crescent roll pinwheels. We didn鈥檛 think it was possible to improve upon cream cheeses, but it turns out it just gets yummier the spicier you make it. (via Yellow Bliss Road)


4. Buffalo Chicken Tortilla Pinwheels: Buffalo flavored anything is the trendiest appetizer to bring to any party. People go *nuts* for it. These spicy yet creamy pinwheels will have people begging you for the recipe. (via Home Cooking Memories)


5. Cheddar Bacon Ranch Pinwheels: Everyone knows that bacon makes everything better鈥 and a bacon and ranch combination makes everything perfect. These pinwheels will have your head spinning. (via Inspired by Charm)


6. Easy Chicken Caesar Salad Pinwheels: These are great for when you鈥檙e craving a salad, but you just can鈥檛 give up those delicious carbs. Give 鈥檈m a whirl and you鈥檒l never eat regular Caesar salad again. (via Food Fun Family)


7. Sun-Dried Tomato and Basil Pinwheels: These pinwheels are made with vegan cheese, so they鈥檙e perfect for all your party guests. If being vegan tastes this good, then sign us up. (via Minimalist Baker)


8. Italian Pinwheels: The meat and cheese pinwheel is a classic. This Italian-inspired treat is stuffed with salami and roasted red peppers. Can you say delizioso?! (via Mother Thyme)


9. Mediterranean Chicken Pinwheels: Leftover rotisserie chicken sitting in the fridge from last night? Perfect! That鈥檚 exactly what you need to make these. If only we could eat these while sipping a cocktail *ON* the Mediterranean鈥 (via Cupcakes & Kale Chips)


10. Mexican Tortilla Pinwheels: If salsa had a cousin that was creamy and cheesy, we think this is what it would taste like. Wrap it up in a tortilla and you鈥檒l have a fiesta in your mouth! (via Dinner at the Zoo)


11. Pizza Pinwheels With Homemade Pizza Sauce: We love a fantastic pizza, but we might have to start rethinking the traditional crust and mix it up using crescent roll dough a la these mini pizza pie pinwheels. Just look at that sauce and mozzarella鈥 BRB, stuffing our faces. (via Yellow Bliss Road)


12. Rainbow Veggie Pinwheels: For those of you who prefer a little extra crunch of veggies in your party snacks, look no further. These pinwheels don鈥檛 just have every color in the rainbow 鈥 they offer a super healthy filling made with cabbage, spinach, carrots and peppers. (via Dinner at the Zoo)


13. Roasted Red Pepper Hummus Pinwheels: You鈥檝e been to about 785 summer BBQs this year, and they鈥檝e all had heavy, mayonnaise-based side dishes or appetizers. Time to lighten it up and take everyone by surprise when you show up to your next party with these healthy hummus pinwheels. (via I Wash You Dry)


14. Spinach Dip Pinwheels: Put both hands in the air if there鈥檚 nothing you wouldn鈥檛 do for spinach dip. Well, this is a serious play on one of our absolute favorites. The lineup of ingredients include spinach, onion, cream cheese, sour cream, mozzarella AND Parmesan. Come on, people! (via Tornadough Alli)


15. Taco Pizza Rolls: Taco Tuesday is about to get a super tasty makeover. A lot of pinwheel recipes are stuffed with chicken or veggies, but this one takes after a classic beefy taco. Top it with sour cream and shredded cheese, and it basically is a taco. (via The Girl Who Ate Everything)


16. Salami, Olive and Cream Cheese Pinwheels: We had to include a pinwheel recipe featuring black olives. They鈥檙e just one of those ingredients that makes everything better. Best of all, there鈥檚 spinach in it too, so you can still put this recipe on the 鈥渉ealthy鈥 list. (via I Wash You Dry)


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