Cream cheese and Maraschino Cherry Pinwheels

Okay – here’s a fun and retro recipe that I think I am going to have to try sometime soon.

Sid's cooking again...

Sometimes it’s just plain fun to make something retro.   Well, I think it is.    Cherry Cream Cheese Pinwheels are about as retro as you can get.

A few years ago, I was with one of my sisters when she instructed one of my nieces on the fine points of making these little pinwheels.   They’re a “60’s” or maybe even “50’s” type of canape, but oh so much fun to make, and eat.   You can gussy them up or just do them plain.    And no, you don’t use tortillas for these, you use bread.

See, now you’re curious and want to read more…

Mix two 8 oz. packages of cream cheese with one small jar drained chopped maraschino cherries, taste, then decide you need more flavour, so you add some Grand Marnier.   Maybe two teaspoons, mix together, taste and then  you can add some almond extract or some chopped nuts.   …

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