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Pineapple Pinwheel Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Pineapple Pinwheel Cookies, by , is from Salem United Methodist Church Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Eastburn, Betty
Added: Tuesday, June 6, 2006


1 1/2 c crushed pineapple
1/4 c sugar
2 Tbsp Cornstarch
1/2 tsp lemon peel
1 Tbsp butter
1/4 c shortening
1/4 c brown sugar (firmly packed)
1 egg
1 tbsp vanilla
2 c sifted flour
1 tbsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
3 tbsp milk
red and green candied cherries

Combine the pineapple, white sugar, cornstarch, lemon peel and butter in a small saucepan
over low heat. Stir until thickened. - Cool.
Cream the shortening and brown sugar. Beat in egg and vanilla. Sift together flour, baking powder, and salt, and add to the beaten mixture with milk to make a soft dough. Chill 2 - 4 hrs. (Until firm enough to roll.) Roll on lightly floured surface to 1/8 to 1/4 in thick. Cut into 2 1/2 in. squares. Cut corners of squares toward center 1/2 way. Place 1 heaping teas. pineapple filling in the center of each
square. Fold one piece of each corner toward the center to form pinwheels. Pinch to seal and top with a cherry. Bake at 400F for 10 min. Cool on a rack.




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