Chocolate Pinwheels Cookie Recipe

The chocolate pinwheels cookie recipe is simple but elegant looking. A swirl of white and dark chocolate that tastes yummy!

 

Ingredients
1 cup granulated sugar
1 stick (1/2 cup) salted butter, softened
1 large egg
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 (1-ounce) squares white baking bars, melted
1 2/3 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 (1-ounce) square unsweetened baking chocolate, melted

Hardware
Large bowl
Medium bowl
2 x microwave safe bowls
Cookie sheets
Mixer
Plastic wrap
Wax paper
Rolling pin

Step 1: In a microwave safe bowl, on medium-high setting in microwave oven, heat white baking squares until melted; set aside.
Step 2: In a microwave safe bowl, on medium-high setting in microwave oven, heat chocolate baking squares until melted; set aside.
Step 3: In a large bowl, combine sugar, butter, egg, and vanilla extract. With an electric mixer set at medium speed, beat until creamy.
Step 4: Pour melted white baking bar into mixture, beat until well mixed.
Step 5: Add flour, baking powder, and salt, continue beating until well mixed.
Step 6: Remove half of the dough and place in medium bowl, pour in melted baking chocolate and beat until mixed.
Step 7: Shape each half of dough into 6×3-inch rectangle. Wrap each with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 1 hour.
Step 8: Remove dough from refrigerator. On a lightly floured sheet of wax paper, roll out white dough to form a 15×7-inch rectangle.
Step 9: Repeat process with chocolate dough.
Step 10: Place chocolate dough on top of white dough.
Step 11: Roll up jelly-roll fashion , starting with 15-inch side.
Step 12: Wrap roll in plastic wrap and refrigerate for 2 hours.
Step 13: Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
Step 14: With a sharp knife, cut roll into 1/4-inch wide slices. Place 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets.
Step 15: Bake 7-9 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Transfer to cooling surface.

The chocolate pinwheels cookie recipe makes about 50 cookies.

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