Prune Pinwheel Cookies Recipe

Prune Pinwheel Cookies Recipe
Preparation time: 20min Cooking time: 10 Medium Serves: 64cookies


Cookie dough with prune filling rolled up. Chill, slice and bake.


  • 1 1/3 cup prunes (or dates)finely chopped
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 2 TBS lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 egg
  • 3 TBS milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 3 cups flour


For filling combine prunes, 1/3 cup sugar and 1/2 cup water.Bring to boiling, reduce heat cook and stir 2minutes or till thick. Stir in lemon juice and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla, cool.

In a large mixing bowl beat shortening and butter, add 1/2 cup sugar, brown sugar, baking soda and salt. Beat till combined then add egg, milk and 1 tsp vanilla mix well.Beat in flour.

Divide dough in half and chill at least 1 hour. Roll half dough between stick resistant rolling mats or wax paper into a 12x10 inch rectangle. Spread with half of the filling and roll up tight and wrap with plastic wrap. Repeat with remaining dough and filling. Chill 2-24 hour or until needed.

Grease cookies sheet. Cut rolls into 1/4 inch slices. Place slices 1 inch apart on cookie sheet. Optional sprinkle with sugar on top. Bake in 375degree oven 8-10 minutes. Makes 64 cookies


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