Chocolate Peanut Butter Pinwheels
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Chocolate Peanut Butter Pinwheels

These chocolate peanut butter cookies are actually pinwheels - roll chocolate and peanut butter doughs to form the pinwheel design.

40 min
4 hrs


1/2 cup sugar

1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened

1 large Land O Lakes® Egg

1 teaspoon vanilla

1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

1/2 teaspoon baking powder

1/4 teaspoon salt

1 (1-ounce) square unsweetened baking chocolate, melted, cooled

1/4 cup creamy peanut butter

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Combine sugar, butter, egg and vanilla in bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add flour, baking powder and salt; beat at low speed until well mixed.

  2. STEP 2

    Divide dough in half; place one-half into another medium bowl. Add cooled melted chocolate to dough in one bowl; beat until well mixed. Add peanut butter to dough in other bowl; beat until well mixed. Shape each half into 5x4-inch rectangle on plastic food wrap; wrap tightly. Refrigerate 1 hour.

  3. STEP 3

    Roll out chocolate dough between two sheets of lightly floured waxed paper to 12x7-inch rectangle. Repeat with peanut butter dough. Place peanut butter dough on top of chocolate dough. Gently press doughs together. Roll up, jelly-roll fashion, starting with 12-inch side; wrap in plastic food wrap. Refrigerate 2 hours or overnight until firm.

  4. STEP 4

    Heat oven to 375°F.

  5. STEP 5

    Cut log into 1/4-inch slices with sharp knife. Place 1 inch apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 7-9 minutes or until set. Remove from cookie sheets; cool completely.


3Fat (mg)
10Cholesterol (mg)
45Sodium (mg)
6Carbohydrates (g)
<1Dietary Fiber
<1Protein (g)


Explore reviews from
our online community

  October 02, 2010

These are cute and fun to make but the flavor wasn't the best.

— says Michelle I.
  February 10, 2010

These are adorable...very enticing visually, and the flavor is superb. My son's favorite cookie is a peanut butter chocolate chip, and these certainly rival my old recipe. The pattern makes these irresistible.

— says Audrey
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