Apricot-Pecan Pinwheel Cookies

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Lori McLain

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@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 !

Rating:

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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

How to Make Apricot-Pecan Pinwheel Cookies

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.

Printable Recipe Card

About Apricot-Pecan Pinwheel Cookies

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



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