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Holiday Pinwheels

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"These make-ahead appetizers are just right for the holiday season with red and green veggies peeking out in the delicious cream cheese filling."

Ingredients

2 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
1 package Hidden Valley Ranch salad dressing mix
1/2 cup minced sweet red pepper
1/2 cup minced celery
1/4 cup sliced green onions
1/4 cup sliced green stuffed olives
3 or 4 flour tortillas (10-inch size)

Instructions

In a mixing bowl, beat cream cheese and dressing mix until smooth. Add red pepper, celery, onions and olives. Mix well. Spread about 3/4 cup on each tortilla. Roll up tightly and wrap in plastic wrap. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Slice into 1/2-inch pieces. Yield: 15-20 pinwheels.

Marilyn Lindsey
Rock Island



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1889 -- 125 years ago: The little South Park Presbyterian chapel celebrated it first Easter decorated with flowers for an afternoon worship service attended by a large congregation.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Wennerberg Chorus of Augustana College has returned from a 2,000-mile tour in the Eastern states and Illinois.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Col. Charles Lindbergh has stated that he is convinced that Germany's air force is equal to the combined sky fleets of her potential European foes.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Small gas motors may be permitted on boats in the lake to be built in Loud Thunder Forest Preserve. The prospect was discussed yesterday at a meeting of the Rock Island County Forest Preserve Commission.
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