Apricot-Pecan Pinwheel Cookies

Lori McLain

By
@lmclain

I loved my grandma's pinwheel cookies...one day I had an extra piecrust and decided to try some using the crust...they are super easy and fast ...and are great if someone drops in !


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Rating:

Serves:

8 ( makes 16 cookies)

Prep:

5 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 medium
refrigerated pie crust
1 tsp
cinnamon
1/4 c
granulated sugar
3 Tbsp
apricot preserves ( or your favorite flavor)
1/2 c
finely chopped pecans or walnuts

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2
Unroll one refrigerated Pie Crust on a flat work surface.
3
In a small bowl, mix cinnamon and sugar.
Sprinkle dough surface with most of the cinnamon- sugar, reserving 2T for later.
4
Spread the apricot preserves over the sugared dough.
Sprinkle the walnuts over the apricot layer.
5
Starting at the edge, roll up the dough as tightly as possible into a log.
6
Cut into 1/4" slices. ( about 16 slices)
7
Place the cookies about 1" apart on a medium non-stick cookie sheet.
8
Place in a 350 degree oven and bake 9-12 minutes until golden. Remove and let cool slightly before transferring to serving plate.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy