Chocolate Peanut Butter Pinwheels
4 dozen cookies
Prep Time: 40 min.
Baking Time: 7 to 9 min.
Chilling Time: 3 hrs. or overnight
1/2 - cup sugar
1/2 - cup butter,
1 - egg
1 1/2 - cups all-purpose
1/2 - teaspoon
1/4 - teaspoon
(1-ounce) square unsweetened baking chocolate, melted,
1/4 - cup creamy peanut
In a large bowl, combine sugar, butter,
egg and vanilla. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often,
until creamy. Reduce speed to low and add flour, baking
powder and salt. Beat until well mixed. Divide dough in half; place one-half into
another medium bowl. Add cooled melted chocolate to dough in
one bowl and beat until well mixed. Add peanut butter to dough in other bowl
and beat until well mixed.
Shape each half into 5x4-inch rectangle on
plastic food wrap and wrap tightly. Refrigerate 1 hour. Roll out chocolate dough between two
sheets of lightly floured waxed paper to 12x7-inch rectangle. Repeat with peanut butter dough. Place
peanut butter dough on top of chocolate dough. Gently press doughs together. Roll up,
jelly-roll fashion, starting with 12-inch side and wrap in
plastic food wrap. Refrigerate until firm (2 hours or
Preheat oven to 375° F.
Cut log into 1/4-inch slices with sharp
knife. Place 1 inch apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Place cookie sheets in oven and bake for
7 to 9 minutes or until set. Remove from cookie sheets and cool