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Pinwheels

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Ingredients
  Shortening 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg yolk 1
  Vanilla 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Milk 3 Tablespoon
  Cake flour 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Nuts 1 Cup (16 tbs), ground
  Chocolate 1 Ounce, melted
Directions

Cream shortening and sugar together.
Add egg yolks and beat.
Add vanilla and milk.
Sift flour, salt and baking powder together and add with the nuts.
Divide dough into 2 parts and to 1 part add the melted chocolate.
Chill at least an hour.
Roll out both parts quickly about 1/8 inch thick and place chocolate dough on top of white.
Press together with a rolling pin.
Roll up as for jelly roll, wrap in waxed paper and place in refrigerator until very firm.
Slice the cookies 1/8 inch thick.
Bake in a moderate oven (375°F.) 10 to 15 minutes.
Makes 3 1/2 dozen cookies.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Interest: 
Party

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