Kids will love baking—and eating—these swirly, not-too-minty cookies. Feel free to swap out the red food coloring for green, if you prefer.
Tips for Making Peppermint Pinwheels with Kids: To successfully bake Peppermint Pinwheels with kids, show them how to knead food coloring into the dough (like kneading bread). Food coloring can make quite a mess, so wear disposable gloves and set out a cutting board to work on. It’s key to peel the wax paper from the red dough as you roll your cookie log, or else you’ll end up with paper irretrievably sandwiched between the layers. Learn more.