Apricot-Pecan Pinwheel Cookies

Lori McLain


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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8 ( makes 16 cookies)
5 Min
15 Min


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


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