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Halloween Pinwheel Cookies

Author Tammilee Tips

Ingredients

Instructions

  • - Cream the soft margarine with the sugar until the combination is smooth not grainy to the touch in a mixing bowl.
  • -Add all 4 eggs at one time...Continue to mix.
  • -Add the vanilla.. Continue mixing.
  • -Sift the four, baking powder, and salt together.
  • -Add the dry mixture to the wet mixture.
  • -Continue mixing to make sure all ingredients are thoroughly blended.
  • -Divide the batter in half.
  • -Place batter in two separate bowls.
  • -In bowl #1 add the Black gel food coloring. Using your hands work the black color throughout the entire ball of batter. Make sure all of the batter is colored black.
  • -In bowl #2 add the Burgundy gel food coloring. Using your hands work the burgundy color throughout the entire ball of batter. Making sure all of the batter is colored burgundy.
  • -Remove each of the balls of colored batter from their bowls and wrap tightly in plastic wrap.
  • -Refrigerate for at least one hour.
  • -After the hour remove from the refrigerator.
  • -Select your main color which will be the outside roll of the pinwheel.
  • -Flour 2 cutting boards and rolling pin.
  • -Taking the primary color for your pinwheel cookies, toss some flour on it.
  • -Using your flour coated rolling pin.. roll out the batter leaving it on the flour coated cutting board.
  • -Taking your secondary colored batter, toss some flour on it, using the floured rolling pin roll out the batter.
  • -Using a metal spatula to lift out that rolled out batter.
  • -Lay that batter on the top of your primary batter.
  • -Using the rolling pin roll the two together... Cut away any extra batter.
  • -Roll the combined chilled batter into one log.
  • -Wrap the log with plastic wrap closing each of the ends.
  • -Place the freezer for about an hour.
  • -Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  • -Take out of the freezer, removing the plastic wrap, cutting the batter into 2 inch pieces, keeping the shape of a circle.
  • -Place the cut slices on a parchment paper covered cookie sheet.
  • -Bake at 325 degrees for 13 minutes.
  • -Cool.