Cinnamon Roll Cookies

Cinnamon Roll Cookies Recipe

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

Patsy Fowler


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


★★★★☆ 3 votes

25 Min
15 Min


Add to Grocery List

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


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


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

How to Make Cinnamon Roll Cookies


  • 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.

Printable Recipe Card

About Cinnamon Roll Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

Show 2 Comments & Reviews

Pms Cookies Recipe

PMS Cookies

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Salty, sweet and chocolaty, you can't beat these cookies full of peanut butter and fluffy! Click here for the PMS Cookies recipe!

Homemade Hostess Gifts For The Holidays Recipe

Homemade Hostess Gifts for the Holidays

Kitchen Crew

It's party season! Seems, for me, every weekend from Thanksgiving to Christmas I'm attending some sort of holiday party. Wherever I go, I like to bring a small homemade gift...

Easy Christmas Cookies For A Fantastic Cookie Tray Recipe

Easy Christmas Cookies for A Fantastic Cookie Tray

Kitchen Crew

During your next grocery haul, make sure to stock up on sugar, flour, and butter... it's cookie making time! A festive tradition in many households is making Christmas cookies. It's...