Cinnamon Roll Cookies

Cinnamon Roll Cookies Recipe

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Patsy Fowler

By
@hellchell1

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

Rating:
★★★★☆ 3 votes
Comments:
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

How to Make Cinnamon Roll Cookies

Step-by-Step

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

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About Cinnamon Roll Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy