Date and Chocolate Pinwheels
by Tarla Dalal
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These soft and chewy cookies taste as delicious as they look, and thanks to the goodness of dates, they are a healthy snack as well!
- Cream the butter and sugar in a bowl, using a wooden spoon till it is light and fluffy.
- Add 3 teaspoons of water and the vanilla essence and cream again.
- Sieve the flour and add to the mixture and knead lightly into a dough.
- Divide the dough into 3 equal parts.
- In one part, add the dates and cocoa powder.
- Combine the other 2 parts of vanilla cookie dough and roll out into a large rectangular sheet of ½ cm thickness.
- Roll the date and chocolate cookie dough on a floured surface to almost the same size as the vanilla cookie dough.
- Place the rolled vanilla cookie dough on a sheet of plastic cling wrap and then place the date and chocolate dough on top.
- Roll both the cookie doughs together with the help of the plastic wrap, sealing any cracks in the dough while rolling. Press firmly to release any air between the 2 layers of dough.
- Refrigerate wrapped in the cling wrap for 15 minutes
- Cut into about 6mm (¼") thick slices. Seal the ends if required.
- Press each cookie to flatten and place on a baking tray lined with
- Bake them in a preheated oven at 150° c (400° f) for 20 to 30 minutes.
- Remove from the oven, cool completely and store in an airtight container.
Nutrient values per pinwheel
|Vitamin A||186.8 mcg|
|Vitamin B1||0 mg|
|Vitamin B2||0 mg|
|Vitamin B3||0.3 mg|
|Vitamin C||0 mg|
|Folic Acid||0 mcg|
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