Crack Chicken Pinwheels

May 23, 2022

Easy Crack Chicken Pinwheels are flour tortillas stuffed with Chicken, Bacon, Cream cheese, ranch seasoning, cheese and green onion.

Managing time for cooking is an everyday challenge. Crack Chicken Pinwheels are a fun way to upgrade your food game and eat a healthy homemade meal.

Whether you are a busy mom, a single dad, or a student working part-time, you can keep a few things in your fridge and prepare this recipe in no time.

Chicken Pinwheels are presentable at any party, take a few minutes to prepare, and are loved by every age group. The best thing is that they are budget-friendly. You can even use the leftover chicken and bacon from last night! 

Let’s learn to quickly make these pinwheels from scratch, how to put them together, and if you can freeze them or not.

Are Crack Chicken Pinwheels Healthy?

Yes, homemade chicken pinwheels are considered a healthy food. The ingredients used in the recipe provide the following benefits to the body.

The Easy Chicken and Bacon Pinwheel Recipe

You can call it party food, dinner, or a light snack! Chicken, bacon, and cream cheese! Yes, all the flavors create a heavenly taste in the mouth. 

It can be a 2-minute recipe if you have all the ingredients prepared. Even your 5-year-old can learn to make these with you. 

Nutritional Value

The nutritional value of one pinwheel that weighs 210g is mentioned below approximately.

Nutritional ValueChicken Pinwheel
Crack Chicken Pinwheels
Crack Chicken Pinwheels





Can You Freeze Crack Chicken Pinwheels?

Crack chicken Pinwheels are not recommended to be frozen. They are best served fresh. If you free the pinwheels, the tortilla wrap may become hard or too delicate to handle while defrosting. 

If you are short on time, you can always prepare the ingredients like boiling chicken and cooking bacon beforehand. It makes it easier for you to prepare.

How Do You Keep Crack Chicken Pinwheels Together?

Chicken Pinwheels sound like a mess, but it’s easy to keep them together. The trick is to refrigerate them for at least two hours, so they are set.

You can also put them in foil and refrigerate them if they are not intended to be eaten the same day. 

Another method is to put a stick in the wrap, and it looks beautiful while serving, and it keeps the pinwheel wraps together.

How Far in Advance Can You Make Crack Chicken Pinwheels?

If you have a party ahead and make many batches, don’t worry. This easy crack chicken pinwheel recipe can be made in advance. 

Make them at night and serve them in the morning. The pinwheels, once prepared, can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Make sure not to freeze them, as it’s not recommended.

How Do You Keep Crack Chicken Pinwheels from Getting Soggy?

Sometimes the pinwheels become soggy due to the wet ingredients. It also happens when the mixture becomes too thin. It means you have added more milk than needed. 

You can keep your pinwheels from getting soggy. Put a slice of lettuce between the mixture and the tortilla. This way, they will remain fresh and crisp.

How to Eat Crack Chicken Pinwheels but Avoid Gaining Weight?

Chicken and bacon can lead to weight gain. Keeping track and eating in moderation is the key to controlling weight. Yet, if you are a pinwheel lover, we have the following suggestions:

To Wrap It Up

Crack Chicken Pinwheels are tasty and easy to cook. It is a time-saving recipe. If you make it with hot sauce, it can spice things up for you. All the ingredients are easily available and healthy. Note the recipe above and be the showstopper at the next family gathering. 

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Easy Crack Chicken Pinwheels

Crack Chicken Pinwheels are flour tortillas stuffed with Chicken, Bacon, Cream cheese, ranch seasoning, cheese and green onion. Making them the perfect game night appetizers.

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 12 1x
  • Category: Appetizer
  • Cuisine: American


Units Scale
  • 1 oz package cream cheese (softened)
  • 1 cup cooked shredded chicken
  • ¾ cup bacon (cooked and chopped)
  • 2 tablespoons ranch seasoning
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 5 10 in flour tortillas
  • 5 green onions (diced)


  1. In a medium bowl, combine cream cheese, ranch seasoning, cheddar cheese, bacon and chicken.
  2. Spread the mixture evenly on each tortilla.
  3. Roll the tortillas up gently, but tightly to make sure they hold together. Wrap each tortilla is plastic wrap and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  4. Cut off ends of tortilla rolls and then slice into 1-inch rounds. Serve chilled.


  • Calories: 3146
  • Sugar: 11
  • Sodium: 4741
  • Fat: 266
  • Saturated Fat: 115
  • Carbohydrates: 103
  • Fiber: 7
  • Protein: 80
  • Cholesterol: 472

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