Gingerbread Walnut Pinwheels

These delicious walnut pinwheel cookies made with Betty Crocker® molasses cookie mix are chewy and taste like gingerbread – a perfect dessert for any occasion.

  • Prep Time 40 min
  • Total Time 3 hr 20 min
  • Servings 48

Ingredients

1
cup finely chopped walnuts
1/4
cup packed brown sugar
1/2
teaspoon ground ginger
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4
teaspoon ground cloves
1
pouch Betty Crocker™ molasses cookie mix
1/3
cup butter or margarine, softened
1
tablespoon water
1
egg
  • 1 In small bowl, mix walnuts, brown sugar, ginger, cinnamon and cloves. In medium bowl, stir cookie mix, butter, water and egg until dough forms.
  • 2 Divide dough in half. Place 1 portion of dough between 2 (16x12-inch) sheets of waxed paper; roll dough into 11x6-inch rectangle. Remove top sheet of waxed paper from dough. Sprinkle evenly with half of walnut mixture, pressing into dough. Tightly roll into a log, starting at short side and using bottom sheet of waxed paper as a guide. Repeat with remaining dough portion and walnut mixture. Wrap tightly in waxed paper; freeze 2 hours or until very firm.
  • 3 Heat oven to 350°F. Unwrap dough; cut into 1/4-inch slices. On ungreased cookie sheets, place slices 1 inch apart. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until set. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
80
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
4%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
),
Sodium
80mg
80%;
Total Carbohydrate
12g
12%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.