Recipes and Cooking Walnut Potica Pinwheel Cookies Potica is a traditional Slovenian pastry, but here we achieve the same spiral effect in cookie form versus pastry for quicker bake time. By Colleen Weeden Published on August 11, 2021 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Jason Donnelly Prep Time: 20 mins Chill Time: 30 mins Freeze Time: 60 mins Bake Time: 10 mins Total Time: 2 hrs Servings: 40 Yield: 40 cookies Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 cup plus 2 Tbsp. butter, softened 1 cup granulated sugar ½ teaspoon salt 1 egg 1 tablespoon vanilla 2 cup all-purpose flour 1 ½ cup walnut pieces, finely ground 2 tablespoon honey 1 egg yolk 1 tablespoon milk Directions In a large bowl beat 1 cup of the butter with a mixer on medium to high 30 seconds. Add 2/3 cup of the sugar and the salt. Beat on medium 2 minutes, scraping bowl as needed. Beat in 1 egg and the vanilla. Beat in flour. Wrap in plastic wrap and chill 30 to 60 minutes or until dough is easy to handle. For filling, in a medium bowl stir together ground walnuts, the remaining 1/3 cup sugar and 2 Tbsp. butter, the honey, egg yolk, and milk. On a lightly floured surface, roll dough into a 15x10-inch rectangle. Spread walnut filling over dough, leaving a 1/2-inch border around edges. Cut rectangle in half crosswise. Tightly roll up dough halves, starting from short sides; pinch to seal edges. Wrap rolls in plastic wrap; freeze about 1 hour or until firm enough to slice. Preheat oven to 375°F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper. Cut rolls into 1/4-inch slices. Place 2 inches apart on prepared cookie sheets. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until edges are light brown. Cool on cookie sheets 1 minute. Remove; cool on a wire rack. Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 120 Calories 8g Fat 11g Carbs 2g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 40 Calories 120 % Daily Value * Total Fat 8g 10% Saturated Fat 4g 20% Cholesterol 23mg 8% Sodium 73mg 3% Total Carbohydrate 11g 4% Total Sugars 6g Protein 2g Vitamin C 0.1mg 1% Calcium 8mg 1% Iron 0.4mg 2% Potassium 29mg 1% Folate, total 16.6mcg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.