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Brown Sugar-Pecan Pinwheel Cookies

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Brown Sugar-Pecan Pinwheel Cookies
  • Prep 60 min
  • Total 60 min
  • Servings 24
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Looking for a dessert treat? Then check out these rolled cookies made with Betty Crocker® sugar cookie mix and pecans.
Updated Oct 20, 2014

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup plus 3 tablespoons butter or margarine, softened, divided
  • 1 egg
  • 1 pouch Betty Crocker™ sugar cookie mix
  • 6 tablespoons (1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons) packed light brown sugar
  • 2/3 cup chopped pecans, toasted*

Glaze, if desired

  • 3 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon regular or clear vanilla
  • 1 to 3 tablespoons milk

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, beat 1/4 cup butter and egg with electric mixer on medium speed until blended. Add cookie mix; beat on low speed until dough is evenly moist and crumbly.
  • 2
    On cookie sheet covered with 17-inch piece waxed paper, place dough; press to flatten slightly. Top dough with second piece waxed paper. Roll out dough into 12x11-inch rectangle. Refrigerate 10 minutes; remove top sheet waxed paper. Spread dough with 3 tablespoons butter. Sprinkle with brown sugar; top with pecans.
  • 3
    Starting with long side, carefully roll up tightly; refrigerate 30 minutes. Cut log into 1/2-inch slices. Onto ungreased cookie sheets, place slices 2 inches apart, reshaping if necessary.
  • 4
    Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until light brown on bottom. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool completely. In medium bowl, stir together 3 tablespoons butter, the powdered sugar and vanilla. Stir in milk, 1 tablespoon at a time, until smooth and consistency of thick syrup. Drizzle over cookies; let stand until set. To store, place waxed paper between cookie layers. Store in airtight container.

Nutrition

170 Calories, 8g Total Fat, 1g Protein, 25g Total Carbohydrate, 17g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
170
Calories from Fat
70
Total Fat
8g
12%
Saturated Fat
3g
14%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
20mg
6%
Sodium
100mg
4%
Potassium
35mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
25g
8%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
17g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 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 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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