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Mint Chocolate Pinwheels

Mint Chocolate Pinwheels

Mint Chocolate Pinwheels


Makes about 3 dozen cookies


1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
2/3 cup butter, softened
1 cup sugar
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup uncooked quick oats
1 cup mint chocolate chips


  1. Combine flour, baking powder and salt in small bowl; set aside. Beat butter and sugar in large bowl with electric mixer at medium speed until light and fluffy. Add egg and vanilla; beat well. Gradually add flour mixture. Beat at low speed. Stir in oats.
  2. Place chocolate chips in 1-cup glass measure. Microwave on HIGH about 2 minutes or until melted, stirring after 1-1/2 minutes. Divide cookie dough in half. Add melted chocolate to one half; mix well.
  3. Roll out each half of dough between 2 sheets of waxed paper into 15X10-inch rectangle. Remove waxed paper from top of each rectangle.
  4. Place chocolate dough over plain dough; remove bottom sheet of waxed paper from bottom of chocolate dough. Starting at long side, tightly roll up dough jelly-roll fashion, removing waxed paper as you roll. Wrap dough in plastic wrap; refrigerate at least 2 hours or up to 24 hours.
  5. Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease cookie sheets; set aside.
  6. Unwrap log. Cut dough into 1/4-inch slices. Place 3 inches apart on prepared cookie sheets. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until set. Remove cookies to wire racks; cool completely. Store tightly covered at room temperature or freeze up to 3 months.

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