Christmas Pinwheel Cookies

These lightly sweetened and delicious sugar cookies put a merry, festive spin on a classic. Sure to brighten up any holiday cookie platter!

What Are Christmas Pinwheel Cookies?

Unsalted Butter  Milk Flavoring Food Coloring

Key Ingredients:


Beat the butter, sugar, eggs, extract, baking soda, milk, salt, and flour. Divide dough into 3 balls. Dye one red, one green, and leave one undyed.


Starting with the red, roll each color into a rectangular shape, then place it between two pieces of parchment paper.


Proceed to roll out the undyed color, and place it directly on top of the red. Next, do the green.


Roll tightly into a log. Then use your hands to roll again to expand the log. Wrap tightly with plastic wrap, place seam side down, and chill.


Remove dough from fridge, cut into 3/8-inch wide slices, and place them 1-inch apart on the baking sheet.


Bake at 350° for 9-11 minutes until the bottoms turn slightly brown. Then let cool completely.


Serve and enjoy!


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