These Eggless Icebox Christmas Pinwheel Cookies are our family’s new favorite Christmas cookie recipe! They’re crisp and buttery, and so fun to make. Great for gifting or leaving out for Santa.
Add the final piece of dough to a mixing bowl, and with the mixer on "low," add in the green food coloring until it reaches your desired color. Remove from bowl, shape into a disk and wrap it securely in plastic wrap.
Starting from the long side, roll up the dough stack tightly to create a log. Cut the log into 3 pieces. Roll each log in coarse sugar, coating it evenly, if desired. Wrap logs with plastic wrap. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours up to a month.
Basic Icebox Cookie dough: Follow the recipe up to step 5. Form dough into an 8-inch-long log; wrap tightly in plastic and freeze until firm, 30 minutes (or up to 1 month). Then slice and bake as instructed.
Mix-ins:to the basic icebox dough you can add any mix-ins of your liking, such as chopped nuts, dried fruit, chocolate, citrus zest, etc… Read above for more ideas.
Make Ahead: You can refrigerate the cookie dough for up to 1 month before slicing.
Store: Cookies stay fresh in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 1 week.
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Please note that nutritional information is a rough estimate and it can vary depending on the products used.