Apricot-Pecan Pinwheel Cookies

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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 !

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

  • 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.

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About Apricot-Pecan Pinwheel Cookies

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