Pinwheels Recipe

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Preparation Time30 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In40 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexJust EnjoyCuisine
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Butter/Margarine1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Room Temperature)
 Sugar3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Vanilla extract1 Teaspoon
 Flour1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Unsweetened cocoa powder2 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1769 Calories from Fat 886

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 101 g155.3%

Saturated Fat 61.9 g309.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 453.4 mg

Sodium 574.9 mg24%

Total Carbohydrates 216 g72%

Dietary Fiber 11.6 g46.6%

Sugars 151.6 g

Protein 20 g39.2%

Vitamin A 61.1% Vitamin C

Calcium 10.4% Iron 44.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


In a large mixer bowl, cream butter or margarine, sugar and egg until light and fluffy.
Stir in vanilla.
Add flour and salt; mix until blended.
Divide dough in half.
Add cocoa to one half.
Cover and refrigerate both halves several hours or until firm.
On floured wax paper, roll each half of dough to a 16" x 6" rectangle.
Invert white dough on chocolate dough; peel wax paper off white dough.
Tightly roll up doughs together, peeling wax paper off chocolate dough as you roll.
Cover rolls and refrigerate several hours or overnight.
Preheat oven to 400°F (205°C).
Slice roll 1/4 inch thick, if dough becomes soft while slicing, refrigerate briefly.
Bake on ungreased cookie sheet 5 to 7 minutes or until lightly browned.
Cool on wire rack.