Baked Goods/ Desserts

Pinwheel Cookies

As if cookies need to be pretty in order to get us to love them. But ya know, sometimes the occasion calls for something a little more decorative. And who doesn’t love vanilla and chocolate together. Nobody, that’s who.

Pinwheel Cookies

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By Mrs. Kossenfloffer Serves: 40 cookies-ish
Prep Time: 2 hours Cooking Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 sticks unsalted butter (1 cup)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 3 cups of flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 6 tablespoons milk
  • 2 ounces unsweetened chocolate, melted

Instructions

1

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.

2

Sift the dry ingredients together, set aside.

3

Cream the butter and sugar together.

4

Add the egg yolks and beat until combined. Add the milk and vanilla and mix well.

5

Add the dry ingredients and mix until just combined.

6

Take out half the dough, split it in half. On parchment paper, press both pieces into a rectangle. Wrap each in plastic and chill until firm.

7

Add the melted chocolate to the remaining dough and mix until blended in. Split the chocolate dough in half and flatten both pieces into a rectangle. Wrap each in plastic and chill until firm.

8

Pat each piece of dough into a thin rectangle. Place a piece of the chocolate dough on the vanilla dough. Roll up and wrap tightly in plastic wrap. Chill until firm and then slice each roll thinly. Repeat with remaining dough.

9

Bake for 10 minutes. Remove from oven and let cookies cool on racks.

10

Bake on cookie sheets lined with parchment for 10 minutes. Remove and let coo on racks. .

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