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Chocolate Pinwheel Cookies

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Is it you or the aroma of Chocolate Pinwheel Cookies that you are making that has dragged me to the kitchen?, were my partner's words. Chocolate Pinwheel Cookies as a Snack never fails to impress. With easily procurable ingredients this Chocolate Pinwheel Cookies recipe is a must try.
Ingredients
  Unsweetened chocolate squares 1 Ounce
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), softened
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  All purpose flour 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Baking powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

Place chocolate in top of a double boiler, bring water to a boil.
Reduce heat to low; cook until chocolate melts.
Set aside to cool slightly.
Cream butter; gradually add sugar, beating at medium speed of an electric mixer until light and fluffy.
Add egg and vanilla, beating well.
Combine flour, baking powder, and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture, mixing well.
Halve dough; stir melted chocolate into one portion.
Cover and chill dough 2 hours.
Roll each portion of dough out to a 12- x 10-inch rectangle on lightly floured plastic wrap. (Dough will be soft.)
Invert chocolate dough onto plain dough, peel off plastic wrap.
Press chocolate dough firmly with a rolling pin, roll up jellyroll fashion starting with long side; cover.
Chill 8 hours.
Cut dough with an electric knife into 1/4-inch-thick slices, place on lightly greased cookie sheets.
Bake at 350° for 12 to 14 minutes.
Remove cookies to wire racks to cool.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Servings: 
4

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