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apricot-pecan pinwheel cookies

a recipe by
Lori McLain
Denton, TX

I loved my grandma's pinwheel 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 !

serves 8 ( makes 16 cookies)
prep time 5 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For apricot-pecan pinwheel cookies

  • 1 md
    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

How To Make apricot-pecan pinwheel cookies

  • 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.