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Chocolate Mint Pinwheels

Chocolate Mint Pinwheels

Chocolate pinwheels rolled with a mint flavored dough makes a special treat with coffee or tea.


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40 min
Prep Time
04 hrs 20 min
Total Time
48
cookies

Ingredients

1/2 cup sugar

1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened

1 large Land O Lakes® Egg

1 teaspoon vanilla

1/4 teaspoon peppermint extract

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

2 to 3 drops green food color

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Combine sugar, butter, egg, vanilla and peppermint extract 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 into 2 bowls. Add cooled melted chocolate to 1 dough; mix well. Add green food color to other dough; mix well. Shape each dough into 5x4-inch rectangle; wrap in plastic food wrap. Refrigerate 1 hour.

  3. STEP 3

    Roll out chocolate dough between two sheets of lightly floured waxed paper to 12x7-inch rectangle. Repeat with green dough. Place green 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 at least 2 hours 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 to cooling rack; cool completely.

Nutrition (1 cookie)

45 Calories
2.5 Fat (g)
10 Cholesterol (mg)
40 Sodium (mg)
5 Carbohydrates (g)
0 Dietary Fiber
1 Protein (g)
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