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Rainbow Pinwheel Cookies

These gorgeous Rainbow Pinwheel Cookies are super easy to make and are so much fun!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Rainbow Cookies
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 16 cookies
Calories 187kcal
Author Trish - Mom On Timeout


  • 16.5 oz refrigerated sugar cookie dough
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • rainbow colored sugar


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Knead flour and sugar cookie dough together until well combined.
  • Generously sprinkle cutting board with additional flour and roll out sugar cookie dough into a rectangle approximately 14 inches x 10 inches, 1/4 inch thick.
  • Sprinkle colored sugar in stripes across dough. (Refer to picture.)
  • Gently roll into a log. Just like cinnamon rolls.
  • Slice dough 1/2 inch thick and place on parchment lined baking sheet.
  • Gently press cookies with the palm of your hand, flattening slightly.
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes or until edges are light golden brown.
  • Cool for 2-3 minutes on cooking sheet before transferring to cooling rack.
  • Store in an airtight container for up to a week.


Calories: 187kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 3mg | Sodium: 86mg | Potassium: 49mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 23g | Vitamin A: 10IU | Calcium: 4mg | Iron: 0.7mg