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Peanut Pinwheels

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  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Pound, softened (1/2 Cup)
  Creamy peanut butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Firmly packed brown sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Granulated sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg 1
  All purpose flour 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Semisweet chocolate chips 6 Ounce (1 Package)

In large bowl of an electric mixer, beat butter, peanut butter, granulated sugar, and brown sugar until creamy; beat in egg.
In another bowl, stir together flour, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon; gradually add to butter mixture, blending thoroughly.
Cover tightly with plastic wrap and refrigerate until firm (about 2 hours).
In top of a double boiler over simmering water or in a small pan over lowest possible heat, melt chocolate chips, stirring constantly.
Let cool slightly.
On wax paper, pat chilled dough out into a 12-inch square.
Spread chocolate evenly over dough to within 1/2 inch of edges.
Roll up jelly roll style; then cut in half crosswise.
Wrap each roll in wax paper and refrigerate until firm (at least 2 hours) or for up to 3 days.
Remove one roll from refrigerator.
Unwrap; using a sharp knife, cut into 1/4 -inch-thick slices.
Place slices about 1 inch apart on ungreased baking sheets.
Bake in a 375° oven for about 10 minutes or until lightly browned.
Let cool on baking sheets for 2 to 3 minutes, then transfer to racks and let cool completely.
Repeat with second roll of dough.
Store airtight

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4587 Calories from Fat 2530

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 290 g445.6%

Saturated Fat 142.2 g710.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 699.2 mg233.1%

Sodium 2688.1 mg112%

Total Carbohydrates 475 g158.3%

Dietary Fiber 13.6 g54.5%

Sugars 283.2 g

Protein 58 g116.8%

Vitamin A 118.4% Vitamin C 0.16%

Calcium 22.5% Iron 51.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Peanut Pinwheels Recipe