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Chocolate-Cream Cheese Pinwheel Cookies

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Chocolate-Cream Cheese Pinwheel Cookies
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Ingredients 5
  • Servings 24

Our new cookie trick: Use pie crust to make a flaky cookie roll-up with a tasty chocolate swirl.

Erin
Updated September 20, 2016
Pillsbury Pie Crust
Make with
Pillsbury Pie Crust

Ingredients

  • 4
    oz cream cheese (from 8-oz package), softened
  • 1/4
    cup sugar
  • 1/2
    teaspoon vanilla
  • 1
    Pillsbury™ Refrigerated Pie Crust (from a box), softened as directed on box
  • 1/4
    cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 400°F.
  • 2
    In medium bowl with electric mixer, beat 4 oz cream cheese, 1/4 cup sugar and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla until smooth.
  • 3
    Unroll 1 Pillsbury™ Refrigerated Pie Crust onto cutting board. Spread cream cheese mixture evenly over pie crust. Sprinkle evenly with 1/4 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips. Roll up tightly. Refrigerate 45 minutes.
  • 4
    Cut roll into 1/4-inch-thick slices; place on ungreased cookie sheet.
  • 5
    Bake 9 to 11 minutes or until pie crust is golden brown. Remove from oven; let stand 5 minutes on cookie sheet. Remove from cookie sheet to cooking rack; cool completely before serving.

  • If you want to dress up the cookies, make a simple glaze with powdered sugar and milk to drizzle over the cookies after they’ve cooled.
  • Prepare cookies up until you place in the fridge. Wrap roll in plastic wrap and store in the freezer for quick and easy cookies anytime.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
70
Calories from Fat
35
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
6%
Saturated Fat
2g
10%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Sodium
60mg
3%
Potassium
15mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
7g
2%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
3g
Protein
0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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