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


  • 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



Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.


Sift the dry ingredients together, set aside.


Cream the butter and sugar together.


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


Add the dry ingredients and mix until just combined.


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.


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.


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.


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


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

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