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pinwheel sugar cookie
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5 from 3 votes

Pinwheel Cookies

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: pinwheel cookies


  • Sugar cookie dough use your favorite recipe
  • food coloring blue (or your alternate choice)
  • sprinkles


  • Make sugar cookie dough per your instructions. Cut cookie dough in half.
  • Add a few drops of food coloring in the other half and mix.
  • Roll out each half of the dough, about 1/4 inch thick.
  • Place a little water on the colored dough, just a few drops to act as a glue
  • Place the plain dough on top of the colored dough
  • Gently roll two doughs together and trim to a rectangle
  • Begin rolling the dough until you have a large roll (log)
  • Pat and mold to form a solid roll, then roll into sprinkles
  • Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate for 1-2 hours
  • Slice cookies in 1/4 thickness
  • Place on baking sheet and bake at 350 degrees for 8-10 minutes
  • Cool on wire rack