Every time someone drops in for coffee, I bake up a batch of these fruit and nut pastries—I always keep the ingredients in my pantry. The recipe's a cinch to double, too, so it's good for parties and potlucks. —Lori McLain, Denton, Texas
Date-Walnut Pinwheels Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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3 tablespoons sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 sheet refrigerated pie crust
1 tablespoon apricot preserves
2/3 cup finely chopped pitted dates
1/2 cup finely chopped walnuts
Preheat oven to 350°. Mix sugar and cinnamon. On a lightly floured surface, unroll crust; roll crust into a 12-in. square. Spread preserves over top; sprinkle with dates, walnuts and cinnamon-sugar.
Roll up jelly-roll style; pinch seam to seal. Cut crosswise into 12 slices, each about 1 in. thick. Place 1 in. apart on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake until golden brown, 12-14 minutes. Remove from pan to a wire rack to cool.