PB & J Pinwheels

PB & J Pinwheels


"These fun pinwheel cookies are a dazzling and delicious treat for any special occasion. Kids are sure to love them!"


8 h 35 m servings
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  1. Cut parchment paper to line 17 x 11-inch pan.
  2. Combine Butter Flavor CRISCO(R), peanut butter, granulated sugar and brown sugar in a large bowl. Beat with electric mixer at medium speed until well blended. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Combine flour, salt and baking soda. Add gradually to creamed mixture at low speed. Beat until well blended.
  3. Press dough out to edges of paper and spread with jam to within 1/2-inch of edges. Lift up long side of paper. Loosen dough with spatula. Roll dough up jelly-roll fashion. Seal seam. Sprinkle nuts on paper. Roll dough over on nuts. Press on any extra nuts. Wrap in paper. Place in plastic bag. Refrigerate overnight.
  4. Heat oven to 375 degrees F. Line baking sheet with foil or parchment paper.
  5. Unwrap dough. Cut into 1/2-inch slices. Place 2 inches apart on prepared baking sheet.
  6. Bake at 375 degrees F for 10 to 12 minutes or until set. Cool about 5 minutes on baking sheet before removing to new foil. If desired, top with additional jam before serving.
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  1. 8 Ratings


I love it when I find a recipe that reminds me of childhood or at least an early memory, this is that rcipe. My Mum made a cookie very much like this but there was one difference instead of jam ...

I found it easier to roll the dough between two pieces of waxed paper, and then place in the freezer for a few minutes to firm it up before spreading on the jam. I skipped the nuts on the outsid...

These were incredibly fun and delicious--I substituted margarine for Crisco and used a triple berry jam. A great hit!!

I agree with the other reviewers, the dough is way too crumbly and hard to work with. The taste was great but it wasn't worth the effort I had to put into it.

Not enough "reward" for the amount of work involved. I'd rather make peanut butter cookies and put a "jam thumbprint" in the middle of each one! Same great P&J taste...a lot less work!

I had the same problem as Karynjo. The dough kept breaking apart and jam was everywhere! I finally froze the dough log so it would not be so soft. The jam looked more like spiderwebs after all t...

These taste great, but I had a VERY hard time working with the dough. It is extremely messy! I couldn't quite roll it up in an even circle; it was more oblong, so now I have very large oval co...

these were tasty.. i used butter instead of butter flavored crisco.. why use butter flavored crisco.. when you can use butter? confused me a bit. I didn't have any problem making them at all? so...