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Chocolate Peppermint Pinwheels Recipe

Looking for an easy Chocolate Peppermint Pinwheels recipe? Learn how to make Chocolate Peppermint Pinwheels using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by jfresh444

Makes 36 servings



Divide the dough in half and add chocolate and vanilla to 1 half and incorporate with hands. Add egg yolk, peppermint extract, and crushed candy to other half of dough and incorporate with hands. Cover both with plastic and chill for approximately 5 minutes. Roll out doughs separately to approximately 1/4-inch thickness. Place peppermint dough on top of chocolate and press together around the edges. Using waxed paper or flexible cutting board underneath, roll dough into log. Wrap in wax paper and refrigerate for 2 hours. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Remove dough from the refrigerator and cut into 1/2-inch slices. Place cookies 1-inch apart on greased baking sheet, parchment, or silicone baking mat and bake for 12 to 13 minutes, rotating the pan halfway through cooking time. Remove from oven and let sit on baking sheet for 2 minutes, then move to a wire rack to cool completely. Store in an airtight container for up to 1 week.

Recipe Ingredients for Chocolate Peppermint Pinwheels

3 ounces unsweetened chocolate, melted
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 egg yolk
1 teaspoon peppermint extract
4 ounces candy canes
3 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup unsalted butter, softened
1 cup sugar
1 egg, beaten
1 tablespoon milk

Recipe Directions for Chocolate Peppermint Pinwheels

  1. Divide the dough in half and add chocolate and vanilla to 1 half and incorporate with hands. Add egg yolk, peppermint extract, and crushed candy to other half of dough and incorporate with hands. Cover both with plastic and chill for approximately 5 minutes. Roll out doughs separately to approximately 1/4-inch thickness. Place peppermint dough on top of chocolate and press together around the edges. Using waxed paper or flexible cutting board underneath, roll dough into log. Wrap in wax paper and refrigerate for 2 hours.

  2. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

  3. Remove dough from the refrigerator and cut into 1/2-inch slices. Place cookies 1-inch apart on greased baking sheet, parchment, or silicone baking mat and bake for 12 to 13 minutes, rotating the pan halfway through cooking time. Remove from oven and let sit on baking sheet for 2 minutes, then move to a wire rack to cool completely. Store in an airtight container for up to 1 week.

Categories

Dessert

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 30.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
133
Calories from Fat
60
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
6.7g
10%
Saturated Fat
4.1g
20%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
25mg
8%
Sodium
57mg
2%
Potassium
46mg
1%
Total Carbohydrates
17.5g
6%
Dietary Fiber
0.7g
3%
Sugars
7.4g
Protein
1.7g
Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 1% Iron 5%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
D
  Good points
  • Low in sodium
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • High in sugar
  • Contains alcohol
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