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Christmas Pinwheels

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Cook Time: 4 Hours, 40 Minutes

Yield: 48 cookies

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Ingredients

  • 1 C. butter, softened
  • 3 oz cream cheese
  • 1 C. powdered sugar
  • 2 tsp. Spice Islands® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. Clabber Girl® Baking Powder
  • 2-1/4 C. all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 C. ground almonds
  • 1/2 tsp. red food coloring
  • 1/2 tsp. green food coloring

Directions

  1. Cream together butter and cream cheese; add powdered sugar.
  2. Add vanilla and egg; mix well.
  3. Mix together salt, baking powder, flour and ground almonds; add gradually to butter mixture.
  4. Divide in half and add red food coloring to one half and green food coloring to the other half.
  5. Chill for two hours.
  6. Roll each half of dough between wax paper into a 9 x 12-inch rectangle.
  7. Remove one sheet wax paper from each rectangle.
  8. Lay one layer of dough on top of the other and press together.
  9. Remove wax paper from the top of dough.
  10. Roll up dough tightly beginning with a long side, removing the wax paper on the bottom as you roll.
  11. Chill for at least 4 hours.
  12. Heat oven to 400ºF.
  13. Cut the roll of dough into 1/4″ inch slices; place on ungreased baking sheet.
  14. Bake 8 to 10 minutes.

Christmas Pinwheels

recipe-christmas-pinwheels-1

Cook Time: 4 Hours, 40 Minutes

Yield: 48 cookies

Ingredients

  • 1 C. butter, softened
  • 3 oz cream cheese
  • 1 C. powdered sugar
  • 2 tsp. Spice Islands® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. Clabber Girl® Baking Powder
  • 2-1/4 C. all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 C. ground almonds
  • 1/2 tsp. red food coloring
  • 1/2 tsp. green food coloring

Directions

  1. Cream together butter and cream cheese; add powdered sugar.
  2. Add vanilla and egg; mix well.
  3. Mix together salt, baking powder, flour and ground almonds; add gradually to butter mixture.
  4. Divide in half and add red food coloring to one half and green food coloring to the other half.
  5. Chill for two hours.
  6. Roll each half of dough between wax paper into a 9 x 12-inch rectangle.
  7. Remove one sheet wax paper from each rectangle.
  8. Lay one layer of dough on top of the other and press together.
  9. Remove wax paper from the top of dough.
  10. Roll up dough tightly beginning with a long side, removing the wax paper on the bottom as you roll.
  11. Chill for at least 4 hours.
  12. Heat oven to 400ºF.
  13. Cut the roll of dough into 1/4″ inch slices; place on ungreased baking sheet.
  14. Bake 8 to 10 minutes.

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