Red Velvet Pinwheel Cookies

Enjoy these popular pinwheel shaped cookies that are made using Betty Crocker® sugar cookie mix - perfect dessert for Valentine’s Day.

  • Prep Time 35 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 35 min
  • Servings 28

Ingredients

1
pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker™ sugar cookie mix
1/4
cup butter or margarine, softened
1
package (3 oz) cream cheese, softened
1
egg
2
tablespoons unsweetened baking cocoa
1/2
teaspoon red gel food color
  • 1 In large bowl, stir cookie mix, butter, cream cheese and egg with spoon until dough forms. Divide dough in half. Add cocoa and food color to 1 half; mix until well blended and uniform in color. Place red dough between 2 (17x12-inch) sheets of waxed paper; roll out to 12x7-inch rectangle. Repeat with plain dough; remove top sheet of waxed paper from both doughs. Invert plain dough onto red dough. Gently press out layered dough and trim edges. Remove top sheet of waxed paper from plain dough. Starting with short side, roll up dough in bottom sheet of waxed paper. Wrap tightly; freeze 2 hours or until very firm.
  • 2 Heat oven to 350°F. Unwrap dough; cut into 1/4-inch slices. On ungreased cookie sheet, place slices 2 inches apart. Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until set. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
105
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4 1/2g
4 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
),
Sodium
68mg
68%;
Total Carbohydrate
14 1/2g
14 1/2%
(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.