Have you gone to see Avengers: Age of Ultron yet?! Here is a great party treat to make for any Avengers themed birthday or even just a fun cookie to make with the kiddos. Avengers Pinwheel cookies!
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Avengers Pinwheel Cookies
Pinwheel Cookie Recipe:
5 C flour
2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
1 1/2 C soft stick margarine
2 C granulated sugar
1 tsp vanilla
Gel food coloring
Hulk – Green and Purple
Thor– Black and Red gel food coloring
Black Widow– Red and Black
Captain America — Red , White and Blue
Avengers- Red and Grey
How to make Avengers Pinwheel Cookies:
– Cream the soft margarine with the sugar until the combination is smooth not grainy to the touch in a mixing bowl.
-Add all 4 eggs at one time…Continue to mix. -Add the vanilla.. Continue mixing.
-Sift the four, baking powder, and salt together.
-Add the dry mixture to the wet mixture.
-Continue mixing to make sure all ingredients are thoroughly blended.
-Divide your batter into half.
-Place in separate bowls.
-In bowl #1 add your first color gel food coloring. Using your hands to knead the batter to make sure the color is even throughout.
-In bowl#2 add the the 2nd color gel food coloring. Using your hands to knead the batter to make sure the color is even throughout. -Remove each of the balls of colored batter from their bowls and wrap tightly in plastic wrap.
-Place in the refrigerator for at least one hour. -Remove from the refrigerator.
-Select your main color which will be the outside roll of the pinwheel.
-Flour 2 cutting boards and rolling pin.
-Taking your primary colored chilled batter and cover it with flour.. Using your rolling pin flatten (roll) out that batter. Leave on that cutting board.
-Taking your secondary colored batter and cover it with flour… Using your rolling pin flatten (roll) out that batter.
-Using a metal spatula to lift out that rolled out batter.
-Lay that batter on the top of your primary batter.
-Using your rolling pin roll the two together… Cut away any extra chilled batter.
-Roll the combined chilled batter into one log.
-Wrap this log with plastic wrap closing both ends.
-Place in your freezer for about one hour.
-Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
-Take out of your freezer and remove the plastic wrap, cutting the batter into 2 inch pieces, keeping the shape of a circle.
-Place the cut slices on a parchment paper lined cookie sheet.
-Bake at the 325 degrees for 13 minutes.
-Allow to cool.