Chocolate Pinwheels

Chocolate Pinwheels

Keep a box of buttery pinwheels in your freezer for that time when you really need them.

Prep Time

50

Minutes

Total Time

9:50

Hrs:Mins

Makes

 

About 4 dozen cookies

1 1/2
cups powdered sugar
1 1/4
cups butter or margarine, softened
1
egg
3
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
cup unsweetened baking cocoa
1
tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon Betty Crocker® chocolate candy sprinkles, if desired
  1. In large bowl, beat powdered sugar, butter and egg with electric mixer on medium speed, or mix with spoon. Stir in flour and salt. Divide dough in half. Stir cocoa into one half. Stir chocolate sprinkles into other half. Cover and refrigerate 1 hour.
  2. Roll half of plain dough into 9x8-inch rectangle on lightly floured surface. Repeat with half of chocolate dough; place on plain dough. Roll doughs up together tightly, beginning at long side. Repeat with remaining plain and chocolate doughs. Wrap and refrigerate at least 8 hours but no longer than 24 hours.
  3. Heat oven to 400ºF. Cut rolls into 1/4-inch slices. Place slices about 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until set. Immediately remove from cookie sheet to wire rack.
Makes About 4 dozen cookies
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Do-Ahead
Wrap cookies tightly, label and freeze up to 6 months.
Do-Ahead
Cookie dough can be covered and refrigerated up to 24 hours before baking. If it's too firm, let stand at room temperature until just soft enough to slice.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Cookie)
  • Calories 90
    • (Calories from Fat 45),
  • Total Fat 5g
    • (Saturated Fat 1g,),
  • Cholesterol 5mg;
  • Sodium 75mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 10g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
  • Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.