Christmas Pinwheel Cookies
Recipe type: Cookies, Christmas
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Serves: 30 Cookies
Brightly colored Christmas Pinwheel Cookies are perfect on the holiday cookie tray.
  • 2 sticks butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2-3 teaspoon vanilla, peppermint or almond extract
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • food coloring
  • Christmas sprinkles, if desired
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. In your mixer bowl combine butter and powdered sugar. When combined add the egg and flavoring.
  3. Add the flour, baking soda and salt. Mix well. Divide dough in half.
  4. Add food coloring of choice to each half. Fold the dough over and over until it is mixed in.
  5. Take a tablespoon of each dough and put together to form a ball. Roll the dough into a long snake about 6 inches long. Starting at one end roll the dough into a cylinder. Dip the edges into the sprinkles and place on a greased baking sheet.
  6. Bake for about 8 minutes. Do not overbake. Let set on cookie sheet for about 5 minutes when the cookies come out of the oven. Remove to a wire rack to cool.
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