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Date-Walnut Pinwheels

Every time someone drops in for coffee, I bake up a batch of these fruit and nut pastries—I always keep the ingredients in my pantry. The recipe's a cinch to double, too, so it's good for parties and potlucks. —Lori McLain, Denton, Texas
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
  • Makes
    1 dozen

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 sheet refrigerated pie crust
  • 1 tablespoon apricot preserves
  • 2/3 cup finely chopped pitted dates
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped walnuts

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°. Mix sugar and cinnamon. On a lightly floured surface, unroll crust; roll crust into a 12-in. square. Spread preserves over top; sprinkle with dates, walnuts and cinnamon-sugar.
  • Roll up jelly-roll style; pinch seam to seal. Cut crosswise into 12 slices, about 1 in. thick. Place 1 in. apart on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake until golden brown, 12-14 minutes. Remove from pan to a wire rack to cool.
Nutrition Facts
1 pastry: 155 calories, 8g fat (2g saturated fat), 3mg cholesterol, 68mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.
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  • Naomie
    Dec 24, 2017

    Oh yum! These look heavenly, going to make some - heading off to the market for the pie pastry! Thanks! Might try with puff pastry too - will see what my options are since it is 2 days before Christmas.

  • xxcskier
    Jan 24, 2017

    We enjoyed this tasty treat! Simple to make with a nice combination of flavors. We found these are best eaten the same day they are made.