Cinnamon Roll Cookies Recipe

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Cinnamon Roll Cookies

Patsy Fowler

By
@hellchell1

if you love cinnamon rolls then you will love these cookies they are out of this world


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Serves:

20-24

Prep:

25 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Ingredients

1 c
butter
1 1/2 c
sugar
1 c
brown sugar
1/4 c
powdered sugar
3
eggs
2 tsp
vanilla extract
3 c
plus 1 teaspoon flour
1 tsp
ground cinnamon
1/4 c
cornstarch
1 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
salt

FOR THE FILLING:

1 c
chopped toasted pecans
1/2 c
brown sugar, light
1/4 c
butter melted
1 Tbsp
grand cinnamon

FOR THE GLAZE:

2 oz
cream cheese, softened
2 Tbsp
butter, softened
1 c
powdered sugar (sifted)
zest of 1/2 a orange (optional but so good)
3 Tbsp
milk

Directions Step-By-Step

1
in a large bowl, cream together butter, sugar, brown sugar and powdered sugar.
2
beat in the eggs one at a time until thoroughly combined, then beat in the vanilla.
3
in a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, cinnamon, cornstarch, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
4
with the mixer running, slowly beat in the flour mixture just until combined. being careful not to over mix.
5
refrigerate, the dough, covered in plastic wrap, until well chilled, at least a hour.
6
when the dough is thoroughly chilled, prepare the filling by mixing the pecans, brown sugar, butter and cinnamon in a medium bowl. mix until well combined.
7
flour a cutting board or work surface. take the chilled dough and using a rolling pin, roll out the dough to a 10x10 inch square dish. spread filling gently but evenly over the dough.
8
gently roll the dough into a tight log. wrap the log in plastic wrap and refrigerate until well chilled, at least 1 hour, preferably over night.
9
after the dough log is adequately chilled, preheat oven to 350.
10
prepare the glaze: in a large bowl, cream together the cream cheese and butter.
11
slowly beat in the powdered sugar and orange zest. finally, add in the milk and beat until the glaze is smooth and thick.
12
grease 2 (12 cup) muffin tins. remove the dough log from the refrigerator and cut into half inch thick slices.
13
place each slice in a greased muffin cup. bake the cookies until the tops are slightly browned, about 15 minutes, rotating halfway for even baking.
14
cool cookies still inside the tins on a cooling rack. using a fork, generously drizzle the glaze over the baked cookies before serving.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy