Chocolate Pinwheel Cookies stacked and ready to be given as Christmas gifts
Ingredient List
For the Dough:
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened (Do not substitute margarine.)
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 1-2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 (1-ounce) square unsweetened baking chocolate, melted
Instructions
For the Cookies
  • 1. In small bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.

  • 2. In mixing bowl, beat butter and sugar together until light and fluffy.

  • 3. Add egg, and milk; beat until well mixed. Add the flour mixture and stir to form a dough. (If dough is dry, add 1-3 teaspoons additional milk.)

  • 4. Divide dough in half. Add the melted chocolate to one half of the dough and mix together. Gently knead chocolate dough by hand to thoroughly combine.

  • 5. Between sheets of wax paper, roll each piece of dough into a 12” x 9” rectangle. Place the chocolate dough on top of the plain dough. Roll up, beginning with 12-inch side. Wrap in wax paper and chill 15 minutes.

  • 6. Preheat oven to 350°F. With a sharp knife, cut roll into 1/3” slices. Place each slice about 1 inch apart on ungreased or parchment-lined baking sheet.

  • 7. Bake 10-12 minutes or until slightly browned. Remove from baking sheet; cool on rack.

Nutrition Facts
  • One cookie provides approximately 68 calories; 1 g protein; 9 g carbohydrates; .28 g dietary fiber; 3 g fat (2 g saturated); 12 mg cholesterol; 10 mcg folate; .37mg iron and 51 mg sodium.

Enjoy!
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