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Ham and Cream Cheese Roll Ups

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Learn to make ham and cream cheese roll ups three different ways: with pickles, with green onions, or with strawberry jam. Perfect for lunch or parties! Ham and Cream Cheese Roll Ups with green onions, or pickles, or strawberry jam

Ham and Cream Cheese Roll Ups (3 Ways!)

Back-to-school time can be a uniquely challenging time for parents.  There’s so much to think about that it’s nice to be able to have a few things fall into place easily. 

That’s why I’m here to inspire you with a fun way to pack lunches for your kids. Ham and Cream Cheese Roll Ups with Boar's Head Ham   Often, I buy a pound of Boar’s Head Ham to last our family Monday through Friday.  To keep it interesting from day to day, I use my recipe for ham and cream cheese roll ups with three different flavorings. 

By changing up the filling, each day’s lunch can be unique.

Ham and Cream Cheese Roll Ups with Green Onions

Ham and Cream Cheese Roll Ups with Green Onions

When it comes to deli meat, I trust Boar’s Head for quality products made of the finest ingredients.  With such a variety of products that kids love, Boar’s Head makes school lunch easier for parents by offering nourishing products that make lunch-packing effortless. 

Plus, Boar’s Head Meats, Cheeses, Condiments, and Spreads are gluten-free!

Ham and Cream Cheese Roll Ups with Pickles

Ham and Cream Cheese Roll Ups with Pickles

You can use any of your favorite Boar’s Head Ham varieties for these ham and cream cheese roll up variations.  The nice thing about this recipe is that you can get your kids involved with crafting lunch. 

They can pick the filling of the day, whether it’s green onions, strawberry jam, or Boar’s Head Kosher Dill Pickle Spears. Did you know?  Ham and cream cheese pinwheels with pickles or green onions are a classic Midwestern party food.  Ham and cream cheese pinwheels with strawberry jam, on the other hand, are inspired by a Monte Cristo sandwich variation I had from a local Cuban restaurant. 

Good recipes come from all over, and they taste even better when made with Boar’s Head products. Ham and Cream Cheese Roll Ups Tray Visit Back to School with Boar’s Head for school lunch inspiration.

Ham and Cream Cheese Roll Ups with green onions, or pickles, or strawberry jam
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Ham and Cream Cheese Roll Ups

Make ham and cream cheese roll ups three different ways: with pickles, with green onions, or with strawberry jam. Perfect for lunch or parties!

Course Appetizer, Sandwich
Cuisine American
Keyword cream cheese, finger sandwiches, ham, lunch ideas, party food
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 6 roll ups
Calories 156 kcal
Author Katie Moseman

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces Boar's Head Ham
  • 4 ounces whipped cream cheese

For the Ham and Cream Cheese Roll Ups with Pickles

  • 2 Boar's Head Dill Pickle Spears

For the Ham and Cream Cheese Roll Ups with Green Onions

  • 2 green onions

For the Ham and Cream Cheese Roll Ups with Strawberry Jam

  • 2 slices bread cut into soldiers and crusts trimmed
  • 2 tablespoons strawberry jam

Instructions

  1. For each roll up, spread cream cheese on a slice of ham almost, but not quite, to the edges of the slice of ham.

For the Ham and Cream Cheese Roll Ups with Pickles

  1. Place one dill pickle spear aligned with one edge of the ham.  Roll up the ham over the pickle spear and continue rolling until you have a tube of ham.  You may slice the roll up into pinwheels if desired.

For the Ham and Cream Cheese Roll Ups with Green Onions

  1. Place one green onion aligned with one edge of the ham. Roll up the ham over the green onion and continue rolling until you have a tube of ham. You may slice the roll up into pinwheels if desired.

For the Ham and Cream Cheese Roll Ups with Strawberry Jam

  1. Place one soldier of bread aligned with one edge of the ham.  Roll up the ham over the bread and continue rolling until you have a tube of ham.  Slice the roll up into pinwheels, then place a small dot of strawberry jam on top of each one.

Recipe Notes

Nutrition facts include the ham and cream cheese only, not the toppings.

Nutrition Facts
Ham and Cream Cheese Roll Ups
Amount Per Serving
Calories 156 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 44mg15%
Sodium 509mg22%
Potassium 134mg4%
Protein 9g18%
Vitamin A 255IU5%
Calcium 21mg2%
Iron 0.4mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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Recipe Rating




Danielle

Tuesday 21st of August 2018

These are so perfect for kids lunches! They look so yummy too!

Danielle

Saturday 18th of August 2018

I make these as toddler snacks. They always go down well and lots of different ways you can do them too.

Shannon Gurnee

Thursday 16th of August 2018

These look and sound delicious! I bet our kids would be all over these!

Suzanne Melton

Thursday 16th of August 2018

My mom made a version of these as a snack when I was a kid and I've been unsuccessful in finding the recipe. This is the closest I've come that taste likes her's. Thanks for posting this recipe!

Sara Welch

Thursday 16th of August 2018

That is an awesome snack! I would love to make this for the kids.