Pastel Pinwheels

Pastel Pinwheels

A fun and tasty pinwheel cookie that will delight everyone.

1:15prep time 2:50total time
5 dozen cookies
000 Ratings

Ingredients

1 1/3 cups Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
1 cup sugar
2 tablespoons milk
2 teaspoons vanilla
4 cups all-purpose flour
2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 cup multi-color decorator candies
64 pastel mints

Directions

Combine butter and 1 cup sugar in large bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add eggs, milk and vanilla; continue beating until well mixed. Reduce speed to low; add flour and baking powder. Beat until well mixed. Stir in decorator candies by hand. Cover; refrigerate until firm (at least 1 hour).

Heat oven to 350°F. Roll out dough on lightly floured surface, one-fourth at a time (keeping remaining dough refrigerated), into 10-inch square. Cut into 16 (2 1/2-inch) squares. Place 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Place 1 pastel mint in center of each square. Make 1-inch cuts with scissors from the corners of the squares towards the centers. Fold every other point to the center atop the mint.

Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until edges begin to brown. Let stand 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets.

Recipe Tip

Rolling cookie dough into a square isn’t hard. Just shape the dough into a rough square before you begin rolling. Then roll from the center to the edges, rolling equally in both horizontal and vertical directions. Use a ruler to check dimensions as you roll.

Nutrition Facts (1 pinwheel cookie)

Calories: 90

Fat: 4g

Cholesterol: 15mg

Sodium: 45mg

Carbohydrates: 12g

Dietary Fiber: 0g

Protein: 1g

Recipe #11516©2001Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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