Make these cherry pinwheel cookies for a fun treat the whole family will love! These cookies feature a delicious cherry flavor in a swirly cookie that’s as eye-catching as it is tasty.
Cherry Pinwheel Sugar Cookies Recipe
Ingredients you will need:
- 1 C. maraschino cherries, chopped
- 1 C. butter, softened
- 1 C. granulated sugar
- 1 t. vanilla extract
- 1 egg
- 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour
Combine butter and sugar. Mix in vanilla and egg.
Add flour and incorporate.
Divide the dough in half.
Cover a cutting board with plastic wrap and use another piece of plastic wrap to press out the dough into an 8″ square.
Spread 1/2 cup chopped cherries over each dough square.
Use the wrap to roll up the dough.
Pinch the dough’s edges to seal.
Wrap tightly and refrigerate for 2 hours or until dough has set.
When dough has set, preheat oven to 375 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Cut 1/4″ slices out of the dough. Set slices on baking sheet and bake for 6 to 8 minutes or until the bottoms of the cookies are lightly browned. Allow 2 minutes to cool on baking sheet before moving cookies to wire rack.
Serve and enjoy!
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Cherry Pinwheel Cookies Video Recipe
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Hi, it’s Kristi in the Rada Cutlery kitchen, and today I want to show you how to make delectable cherry pinwheel cookies.
Combine 1 cup butter and 1 cup sugar in a large mixing bowl. Mix in 1 teaspoon vanilla and 1 egg until combined. Stir in 2 ½ cups flour until incorporated. Divide the dough in half. Cover a cutting board with plastic wrap and use another piece of wrap to press out half the dough into an 8 inch square.
Spread half a cup of chopped cherries over the dough to within a half inch of the edges. Use the wrap to roll up the dough. Pinch the edges of the dough to seal. Wrap tightly and refrigerate for at least 2 hours or until the dough is firm. When the dough has set, preheat your oven to 375 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
Cut ¼” slices from the roll and place on the baking sheet. Bake for 6 to 8 minutes or until the bottoms of the cookies are lightly browned. Let the cookies cool on the baking sheet for 2 minutes before moving to a wire rack. And there you have delicious cherry pinwheel cookies! Be sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel, and visit our website at RadaCutlery.com.
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