Cheesy Chipotle Roll Ups

by | Jan 18, 2017 | All, Appetizers

Don’t bring another boring appetizer to a party. These Cheesy Chipotle Roll Ups will be your new best friend, no oven or sauce needed.

These Cheesy Chipotle Roll ups are perfect to bring for a party, no oven or sauce needed!

Appetizers are my weakness. I love snacking on the little bites before dinner, and, if given the choice between an appetizer and dessert, nine times out of ten the appetizer wins.

So when I create a new appetizer that is a little different from my go-to favorites, AND the whole family loves it, I can’t help but do a little happy dance. (It’s the little things in life, right?)  Combine that with easy-to-find ingredients and minimal prep time, and I hit the jackpot. That’s just what happened with these Cheesy Chipotle Roll Ups.

The smoky flavor and subtle heat from the chipotle peppers makes these a stand out above other roll ups. And the best thing? You don’t even need a sauce to go with these as they have enough flavor all on their own.

That, my friends, makes these the perfect appetizer to take a party. No oven, no crackers, no dips, just slice the rollups and arrange on a platter. Voila! Easy entertaining at its best.

Just be careful – they are crazy addictive and easy to pop in your mouth one right after the other. 

Tip: This Spreader is a workhorse in my kitchen and makes spreading the cream cheese mixture a breeze!

FIlled with cheese and chipotle peppers, these smoky Cheesy Chipotle Roll ups will be your new best friend. No dipping sauce or oven needed!


top down image of cheesy chipotle roll ups in a silver serving platter with a dark background.

These Cheesy Chipotle Roll Ups are the perfect party snack to share. Easy, make-ahead and no oven or sauce needed!

Yield: 8-10 servings

Cheesy Chipotle Roll Ups

Cheesy Chipotle Roll Ups

This easy make-ahead recipe is a party favorite!

Prep Time 15 minutes
Additional Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes


  • 8 medium tortillas
  • 1 (8-ounce) block cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • juice of 1/2 lime
  • 2 tablespoons salsa
  • 2 chipotle peppers packed in adobo sauce, seeded and diced
  • 1/2 cup chopped black olives
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese


  1. In a medium bowl, mix cream cheese, sour cream and lime juice until smooth.
  2. Stir in chipotle peppers and black olives and mix until incorporated.
  3. Spread 1/8 of the mixture on a tortilla, sprinkle with 2 tablespoons of shredded cheddar cheese and roll tightly.
  4. Repeat with remaining tortillas.
  5. Chill for at least 4 hours until slicing.


I find these slice best after 20 minutes in the freezer to set the cheese.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 160Total Fat: 8gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 17mgSodium: 254mgCarbohydrates: 18gFiber: 1gSugar: 4gProtein: 5g

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