Recipe Details:

Pinwheels are delicious treats combining pastry and a cream cheese filling. Please use our recipe for puff pastry, then make the filling. This is a fun recipe that you can make with your children.

TOTAL TIME: 25 min

ACTIVE: 15 min

INACTIVE: 10 min

Makes 10-12 pastries

SERVING: 1 pastry

Equipment List

  • Sheet Pan
  • Mixing bowl
  • Whisk

Ingredients for Filling:

  • Puff pastry
  • 8 oz non-dairy cream cheese
  • 1/3 cup + 1 Tbs sugar
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp non-dairy sour cream
  • 1 Tbs gluten free flour
  • Aquafaba

Please see our puff pastry recipe.

Aquafaba is an egg wash substitute. You may also try water or Cheri's HazelCream.

Mise en Place

Preheat oven to 400F.

Assemble the ingredients.

Pinwheel ingreds

Mix Filling

Whisk the filling ingredients until smooth. If the mixture is runny, add a small amount of flour.

Pinwheel filling

Prepare Dough

Roll out the dough. Cut into squares.

Pinwheel squares

Add Filling

Place a dollop of filling in the middle of each square. Cut the squares from the corners up to the filling.

Pinwheel dollop

Fold pastry

Fold each corner towards the filling. Carefully place each pinwheel on the baking sheet. Brush with aquafaba.

Pinwheel fold

Bake & Enjoy

Bake for 10-12 minutes. Do not over bake as they will become dry and crunchy. Remove from oven and cool.

Pinwheel glamour square

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