• Prep Time:
  • Cooking Time:
  • Serves: 60 Servings

Ruth's Peppermint Pinwheels

  • Recipe Submitted by on

Category: Cookies, Christmas

 Ingredients List

  • 2 1/2 c All-purpose flour
  • 1/4 ts Salt
  • 1 c Butter or margarine
  • 1 c Sifted powdered sugar
  • 1 Eggs
  • 1 ts Vanilla
  • 1 ts Almond extract OR
  • 3/4 ts Peppermint extract
  • 1/3 ts Red food coloring
  • 1 Egg white
  • 1 tb Water
  • 1/4 c Hard peppermint candy*


* candy should be finely crushed
~ ~
Stir together the flour and salt. Beat margarine or butter in a mixer bowl
for 30 seconds. Beat in powdered sugar till fluffy. Add egg, vanilla, and
extract; beat well. Add the dry ingredients. Beat till just combined.
Divide dough in half. Mix food coloring into one portion of dough. Chill
dough 1 hour or till easy to handle. Divide each portion of dough in half.
On lightly floured surface roll out each of the four balls of dough to form
an 8" square. Place a white square of cookie dough on top fo a red square
of cookie dough. Roll up, jelly roll style. Repeat with remaining dough.
Wrap the rolls in waxed paper and chill 2 to 24 hours. Cut dough into 1/4"
thick slices. Place on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake in a 375F. oven for 8
to 10 minutes or till edges are firm and bottoms are light brown. Remove
cookies and cool on wire racks. Beat together egg white and water; brush
over warm cookies.
Sprinkle with crushed peppermint candy.

 Share this Recipe

Recipes by Course

Recipes by Main Ingredient

Recipes by Cuisine

Recipes by Preparation

Recipes by Occasion

Recipes by Dietary

Sign Up and Create a Cookbook Today!

Please Sign in to your Account or Sign up if you are new user.

Who loves our Healthy Recipes?