Cinnamon Sugar Piecrust Pinwheel Cookies

Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Pie Crust Pinwheels are an easy, mom made these all the time during the fall when she had leftover dough after making apple pies.

With some different filling options you can have a few different pie crust cookies baked in around 35 minutes that are rolled like jelly rolls and delicately delicious!

Ingredients Needed:

Leftover pie crust trimmings
Melted unsalted butter
Granulated white sugar
(Unsweetened Cocoa Powder for the chocolate version)

1 unbaked pie crust
2 Tablespoons melted butter

Traditional Filling:

2 Tablespoons white (granulated) or brown sugar
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Chocolate Filling:

2 Tablespoons brown sugar
1 teaspoon unsweetened cocoa powder

Note: use any flavored jam with toasted walnuts mixed together for a third style filling


Preheat oven to 350 degrees and roll out the dough
brush with butter
sprinkle the dough with cinnamon and sugar or cocoa and brown sugar version
roll like a jelly roll
slice 1/2 inch thick, place on a parchment paper lined baking sheet

Bake at 350 degrees on a baking sheet for 30-45 minutes till the edges are golden brown and the cookies are crisp