Christmas Puff Pastry Pinwheels

By Sandhya Hariharan

Let's amp-up the holiday vibes with these super easy Christmas puff pastry pinwheels. I'm telling you, making these tasty treats is a breeze; just 5 minutes of hands-on time. Plus, it's so easy that even the little ones can join in the fun. Puff pastry is like a blank canvas, allowing you to experiment with various flavour profiles.

I've got two awesome versions for you: pizza pinwheels and pesto pinwheels. With just 12 -15 minutes in the oven, you'll achieve golden perfection.

These puff pastry pinwheels, besides being a flavour explosion, bring that Christmas spirit to every bite. And here's a plus: serve them with your favourite dip to make it even more awesome!


  • 1 sheet of puff pastry

Pizza Pinwheels:

  • 3 tbsp pasta sauce
  • 1/4 cup grated mozzarella
  • 1/2 tsp mixed herbs
  • 1 tsp chilli flakes shaker

Pesto Pinwheels:

  • 2 tbsp basil pesto
  • 1/4 cup grated mozzarella
  • 2 tbsp chopped sun-dried tomatoes


  • Preheat the oven to 200°C.
  • Lay out the puff pastry sheet and cut it in half using a serrated knife.
  • For Pizza Pinwheels: Roll out one half of the puff pastry. Spread pasta sauce, add mozzarella, sprinkle mixed herbs, and top it off with a kick of chilli flakes from your Saunderton spice shaker.
  • For Pesto Pinwheels: Roll out the other half of the puff pastry. Spread basil pesto, add mozzarella, and scatter chopped sun-dried tomatoes.
  • Roll each tightly and place in the freezer for 30 minutes to firm up. After chilling, slice into 1-inch pinwheels.
  • Place the pinwheels on a baking tray and bake for 12-15 minutes until they turn a delicious golden brown.
  • Serve these tasty pinwheels with your favourite dipping sauce, and enjoy the burst of flavours in every bite!


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