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.

Kristi mixes batter.

Add flour and incorporate.

Kristi adds sugar to cookies.

Divide the dough in half.

Kristi breaks 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.

Kristi rolls out dough with roller.

Spread 1/2 cup chopped cherries over each dough square.

Kristi places cherries on top of dough.

Use the wrap to roll up the dough.

Kristi rolls up cookie dough with cherries inside.

Pinch the dough’s edges to seal.

Kristi seals the end of the cookie dough roll.

Wrap tightly and refrigerate for 2 hours or until dough has set.

Kristi rolls the dough up in foil.

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.

Kristi cuts the cookie dough with a Rada paring knife.

Serve and enjoy!

Kristi poses with completed cherry pinwheel cookies.

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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

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