Pinwheel Cookie Recipes

These pinwheel cookie recipes will look beautiful on your platter. Learn how to get that perfect swirl, plus check out our best recipes, tips and techniques.

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Pecan Pumpkin Pie Pinwheels

These pie-like cookie spirals are a pretty way to bring pumpkin flavor to dessert any time of the year.—Kathy Yarosh, Apopka, Florida

Cafe Mocha Pinwheels

2 reviews

When my daughter was young, I made these cookies for school bake sales. Preschoolers enjoy rolling up the dough, and...


Apricot Pinwheels

1 review

I decorate my little spirals with vanilla icing, but they're yummy without it, too. Dried apricots and lots of spice...


Semisweet Chocolate Pinwheel Cookies

Chocolate and vanilla provide a delightful contrast in their flavor and appearance. —Nancy Arevalo, Brookfield, Wisconsin


Chocolate-Nut Pinwheel Cookies

10 reviews

As a little girl, I made these with my mother every Christmas. Now I make them every year with my...

Ginger Cranberry Pinwheels

5 reviews

Here's a nice Christmas cookie with a cheery shape. They're so much fun to make and even more fun to...


Basic Chocolate Pinwheel Cookies

10 reviews

This recipe evolved from several different recipes that I combined into one. I've never received so many compliments on my...