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Rainbow Swirl Cookies, also known as pinwheel cookies, are fun to make and even more fun to eat. Take your sugar cookies to a whole new level with these rainbow spiral cookies. These cookies are a beautiful with a crunchy chewy texture. One bite and you are going to have a new favorite cookie.

Rainbow Swirl Cookies

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Rainbow Swirl Cookies, also known as pinwheel cookies, are fun to make and even more fun to eat. Take your sugar cookies to a whole new level with these rainbow spiral cookies. These cookies are a beautiful with a crunchy chewy texture. One bite and you are going to have a new favorite cookie.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 9 mins
Total Time 24 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 20
Calories 111 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 3 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 2 sticks cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Powdered sugar or flour for rolling
  • Gel food coloring

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Prepare a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Whisk together dry ingredients: flour, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.
  • In a mixing bowl, blend the butter and sugar until creamy and light. Add egg and vanilla extract. Mix well. Slowly add dry ingredients and mix until combined. Dough may be a little crumbly.
  • Turn out the dough onto a surface sprinkled with powdered sugar or flour. Divide into 6 equal parts.
  • Add food coloring to each portion of dough and return to the mixer until completely blended. Repeat with each color.
  • Flatten each color of cookie dough into a rectangle shape and layer onto one another, creating a stack of cookie dough. Press together with a rolling pin and flatten to about ¼ to ½ inch thickness.
  • Starting on the largest side, roll the cookie dough into a tube (like a jelly roll) pressing any cracks to keep the roll tight.
  • Slice into ¼ to ½ inch slices. Place on a parchment-lined baking sheet.
  • Bake cookies for 7 to 9 minutes. Do not brown the cookies. Allow cookies to cool for at least 20 minutes on the baking sheet before carefully removing to a cooling rack.
  • Store in an airtight container between layers of parchment paper to keep the cookies from sticking to each other.

Nutrition

Serving: 1cookieCalories: 111kcalCarbohydrates: 24gProtein: 2gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 8mgSodium: 105mgPotassium: 23mgFiber: 1gSugar: 10gVitamin A: 12IUCalcium: 28mgIron: 1mg
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