Cranberry Pinwheel Cookie | How to make Cranberry Pinwheel Cookie

By Indrani Dhar  |  26th Dec 2016  |  
4 from 1 review Rate It!
  • Cranberry Pinwheel Cookie, How to make Cranberry Pinwheel Cookie
Cranberry Pinwheel Cookieby Indrani Dhar
  • Prep Time


  • Cook Time


  • Serves





About Cranberry Pinwheel Cookie Recipe

In these cookies, first cranberries are cooked and made into a jam like consistency, then it is filled inside cookie dough, rolled and cut into round cookies. Though the step looks a little tricky, but it's absolutely very easy-to-make.

Cranberry Pinwheel Cookie is a popular aromatic and delicious dish. You can try making this amazing Cranberry Pinwheel Cookie in your kitchen. This recipe requires 40 minutes for preparation and 20 minutes to cook. The Cranberry Pinwheel Cookie by Indrani Dhar has detailed steps with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook Cranberry Pinwheel Cookie at home without any difficulty. Cranberry Pinwheel Cookie is enjoyed by everyone and can be served on special occasions. The flavours of the Cranberry Pinwheel Cookie would satiate your taste buds. You must try making Cranberry Pinwheel Cookie this weekend. Share your Cranberry Pinwheel Cookie cooking experience on the BetterButter platform. You can also use the "What's cooking" feature on the app to get in touch with other home chefs like Indrani Dhar for inputs. In case you have any queries for Cranberry Pinwheel Cookie you can comment on the recipe page to connect with the Indrani Dhar. You can also rate the Cranberry Pinwheel Cookie and give feedback.

Cranberry Pinwheel Cookie

Ingredients to make Cranberry Pinwheel Cookie

  • all purpose flour -2 cups
  • sugar -1 cup
  • butter -50 gms.
  • oil - 1/3 cup
  • Milk - 1/3-1/2 cup, in room temperature
  • Orange zest/essence - 1 tsp.
  • Baking Powder -1 tsp.
  • baking soda -1/4 tsp.
  • For cranberry filling-
  • Cranberry -1cup
  • honey - 1 tbsp.
  • Orange essence - 1 tsp.

How to make Cranberry Pinwheel Cookie

  1. Make the dough first. In a bowl, add flour, baking powder and baking soda. Mix well. In another bowl, beat butter and sugar. Add oil, milk and orange zest or essence. Beat for 2-3 minutes and mix well everything.
  2. now add the flour mixture little by little in the butter-sugar mixture. Add half of the dry ingredients and beat on low speed until just incorporated. Mix rest of the dry ingredients with a wooden spoon until evenly incorporated.
  3. If the dough is too dry to hold together, stir in up to 1 tablespoon more milk. Divide the dough in two portions, wrap in cling film and refrigerate both the dough for 30 to 45 minutes.
  4. Making cranberry filling : Combine cranberries, honey, orange essence and 2-3 tblsp. water in a medium saucepan and bring the mixture to a gentle boil and cook, stirring, until the cranberries soften, 4 to 5 minutes.
  5. Let cool slightly. Transfer to a food processor and puree. If the mixture seems dry, stir in up to 2 teaspoons water. Transfer the mixture in a container.
  6. Take out the dough, divide into into 2 portions. Spread some butter paper on a plain surface. Sprinkle some flour on the butter paper and roll out the dough up to 1/4 inch thickness.
  7. Now, spread some cranberry filling evenly on the rolled out dough in a thin layer. Now roll the dough tightly inwards till the end in a log shape. At this time, you can refrigerate the cookie logs for 10-15 minutes.
  8. Similarly, prepare the other dough. Line a baking tray with parchment paper. Now cut the cookie logs with a serrated knife into 1/4 inch thick slices and place them on baking tray, keeping 1/2 inch space in between each cookie.
  9. Bake in 180 degree Celsius, for 15-18 minutes. Remove when done and cool completely. After baking, cookies will feel soft but after it cools down, it gets hard and crispy.

Reviews for Cranberry Pinwheel Cookie (1)

Kanak Patel2 years ago

Looks amazing!

Cooked it ? Share your Photo