Easy Sandwiches | Roll-up and Pinwheels

Find some great ideas for easy sandwiches by making roll-ups and pinwheels!

My kids love roll-ups!  I’m not sure what the obsession is with them, but I’m OK with it.  They are versatile and easy sandwiches to grab-n-go.   They are also a perfect food to take with you on busy weeknights or weekends.


If for some reason you are unfamiliar with roll-ups, here’s the basics:

Take a tortilla or a flattened piece of bread and add any topping you’d like.

Roll-up Sandwich Options

Then roll it up. 😉  If you use peanut butter or a dressing, use a little on the seam to “glue” it together.  ( I normally add a toothpick too.)

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 The thing I like the best about these type of sandwiches is that they are easy to hold.  You can hold them with one hand!

HERE is our post on great containers.

Cookware, Pots/Pants, etc. You’ll Need

Here is a list of what you’ll need to prepare this recipe:


The other way to serve roll-ups, is to turn them into pinwheels by cutting them into small circles.  These make bite sized sandwiches that are also easy to transport and eat.

Peanut Butter Honey Fruit Pinwheel

My kids love peanut butter, so they have fun coming up with different pb & ___ combos.  🙂  The sandwich above is a peanut butter, apple and honey!

Either way you prepare these sandwiches, your kids are sure to love them.  And it’s a simple and fun spin on a traditional.

Here are some great options to get your ideas flowing:





Philly Cheesesteak rolls

As always, we would love for you to share your favorites!!  Just leave either a link or a quick list of ingredients that you and your family like in the comment section below.  We want this to be a community where busy parents can come and find quick meals and easy ideas!

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