Pistachio-Chocolate Pinwheels

Makes 90
Bake 10 - 12 m
Bake per batch



  1. 1 of 5 Prepare 1 recipe Basic Holiday Cookie dough, with the following changes: Substitute 3/4 teaspoon almond extract for vanilla; stir 1/2 cup finely chopped pistachio nuts and green food coloring into dough.
  2. 2 of 5 Prepare 1 recipe Basic Holiday Cookie dough with the following changes: Substitute 1/4 cup packed brown sugar for 1/4 cup granulated; add 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder to flour.
  3. 3 of 5 Wrap doughs in plastic; refrigerate until chilled.
  4. 4 of 5 Roll out half the chocolate dough on floured waxed paper to 10 x 7-inch rectangle. Repeat with half the pistachio dough. Place pistachio dough on top of chocolate. Peel off top paper. Starting with long side, roll up doughs tightly, jelly-roll fashion, using bottom paper as guide and removing paper as you roll.
  5. 5 of 5 Wrap; chill. Repeat with remaining doughs. Cut in 1/4-inch-thick slices. Place on baking sheets. Bake in 350 degree F oven 10 to 12 minutes. Cool on racks. Makes about 7-1/2 dozen.
Nutrition Information for Pistachio-Chocolate Pinwheels
Servings Per Recipe: 90
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