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Honey-Nut Swirls Recipe

Honey-Nut Swirls Recipe

Puff pastry creates a quick and easy "dough" for pretty, pinwheel-type cookies featuring two types of nuts. The flakey treats are hard to resist.—Sally Sibthorpe, Shelby Township, Michigan
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 10 min. YIELD:24 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 sheet frozen puff pastry, thawed
  • 1 cup finely chopped walnuts
  • 1 cup finely chopped pistachios
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tablespoons turbinado (washed raw) sugar or granulated sugar

Directions

  • 1. On a lightly floured surface, unfold puff pastry. Roll into a 12-in. x 9-in. rectangle.
  • 2. In a small bowl, combine the walnuts, pistachios, brown sugar, butter, honey, cinnamon and salt. Spread over pastry to within 1/2 in. of edges. Roll up jelly-roll style. Cut into 1/2-in. slices.
  • 3. Place 2 in. apart on parchment paper-lined baking sheets. Brush with cream and sprinkle with sugar. Bake at 375° for 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks. Yield: 2 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 cookie equals 141 calories, 10 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 4 mg cholesterol, 88 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 3 g protein.