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Peppermint Pinwheels

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Serves 10 dozen | Prep Time 15 | Cook Time 8-10


1 cup butter
1 cup powdered sugar
1 egg
1 1/2 tsp almond extract
1 tsp vanilla
2 1/2 cups flour
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp red food coloring
1 egg white
1 tbs water
1/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup crushed peppermint candy

Cream butter, add sugar gradually

Beat in egg and flavorings

Blend in dry ingredients

Divide dough in half

Mix food coloring into one half

Chill both halves until firm

Roll half of white dough into a 8 inch square

Roll half of red dough into a 8 inch square

Place white square on top of the red square and roll into a log

Repeat with remaing dough

Wrap each roll in waxed paper and chill overnight

Cut into 1/8 inch slices

Place on greased cookie sheet

Bake at 375 for 8-10 minutes

Mix egg white and water

Brush on hot cookies

Sprinkle with sugar and peppermint candy

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