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Pinwheel Cookies

Pinwheel Cookies

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Pinwheel Cookies Recipe

Pinwheel Cookies

Pinwheel Cookies



  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1 egg, well beaten
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  • 1/2 pound dates, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup walnuts, chopped



Cream together the butter and sugars

Add the egg and mix well

Sift together the flour, baking soda, and baking powder

Fold into the creamed mixture

Turn out on floured board

Roll about 1/2" thick

Spread filling over the dough and roll up

Put in wax paper and put in refrigerator overnight

Slice thin

Bake at 400 degrees for 12 minutes


Cook together the dates, sugar, and walnut

Boil for 5 minutes and add the nuts

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