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Peachy Pinwheels

Author/Submitted by: Betty Crocker's Cookbook
Servings: 60
Categories: Cookies / Desserts

Ingredients:
1  cup  finely chopped dried peaches
3/4  cup  water
1/2  cup  sugar
1/2  teaspoon  ground nutmeg
1/2  cup  margarine or butter, softened
1/4  cup  shortening
1  cup  sugar
2    eggs
1  teaspoon  vanilla
2 1/2  cups  all-purpose flour*
1  teaspoon  baking powder
1/4  teaspoon  salt
    *If using self-rising flour, omit
    baking powder and salt.

Directions:
Mix peaches, water, 1/2 cup sugar and the nutmeg in 1-quart saucepan. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer about 35 minutes or until peaches are tender and water is almost absorbed; cool slightly. Mash with fork. Mix margarine, shortening, 1 cup sugar, the eggs and vanilla. Stir in remaining ingredients. Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour. Divide dough in half. Roll each half into rectangle, 11 X 7 inches, on floured surface. Spread half of the peach mixture to within 1/2 inch of edges of each rectangle. Roll up tightly, beginning at long side. Pinch to seal. Wrap and refrigerate at least 4 hours or until firm. Heat oven to 375 degrees. Cut roll into 1/4-inch slices. Place on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake about 10 minutes or until light brown; cool. ABOUT 5 DOZEN COOKIES; 75 CALORIES PER COOKIE.

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