Cinnamon Roll Cookies

The best parts of a cinnamon roll in a delicious bite sized cookie! A fun way to spice up your sugar cookie recipe! Fun for the kids, too!

Directions


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1. In a medium bowl combine flour, baking powder and salt. Set aside.

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2. In a large bowl or the bowl of a stand mixer, beat butter until smooth and creamy.

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3. Slowly add sugar and mix together until incorporated.

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4. Add the eggs and the vanilla and mix thoroughly.

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5. Add half of the flour mixture and mix together. Then add the other half and mix together until all the flour is incorporated and the dough is thick and sticky.

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6. Cover, and chill dough for 3 hours in the refrigerator or 1 hour in the freezer.

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7. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat.

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8. Divide the dough in half. Roll each portion out in a rectangle on a floured silicone mat or floured surface into a rectangle around 8 inches long by 5 inches wide and 1/4 inch thick.

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9. Spread half of the melted butter onto each rectangle.

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10. Mix the sugar and cinnamon together then evenly sprinkle over dough.

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11. Carefully, tightly roll the dough starting with the long side.

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12. Make three 8-inch long logs. Smooth out any cracks with your finger. Chill the logs for 10 minutes in the refrigerator before cutting.

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13. Slice the log in 1/2” pieces and set them on the baking sheets.

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14. Bake for 9-10 minutes until the edges are lightly browned.

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15. Remove from oven and cool on wire rack completely before icing.

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16. Make the icing. In a medium bowl or a stand mixer whisk together the powdered sugar and meringue powder.

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17. Add the vanilla and most of the water. Mix on low speed until incorporated. Then mix on medium high speed for 2-3 minutes until icing is thick and glossy. Add more water if needed.

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18. Using a piping bag or a spoon, drizzle icing over cookies. Let harden for an hour before storing.

Cinnamon Roll Cookies

Yield: 36 small cookies
Author:
prep time: 1 H & 25 Mcook time: 10 Mtotal time: 1 H & 35 M
The best parts of a cinnamon roll in a delicious bite sized cookie! A fun way to spice up your sugar cookie recipe! Fun for the kids, too!

ingredients:

Cookie Dough
  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
Filling
  • 3 Tablespoons butter, melted and cooled
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
Royal Icing
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon meringue powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon clear vanilla extract
  • 3-4 tablespoons water

instructions:

How to cook Cinnamon Roll Cookies

  1. In a medium bowl combine flour, baking powder and salt. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl or the bowl of a stand mixer, beat butter until smooth and creamy.
  3. Slowly add sugar and mix together until incorporated.
  4. Add the eggs and the vanilla and mix thoroughly.
  5. Add half of the flour mixture and mix together. Then add the other half and mix together until all the flour is incorporated and the dough is thick and sticky.
  6. Cover, and chill dough for 3 hours in the refrigerator or 1 hour in the freezer.
  7. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat.
  8. Divide the dough in half. Roll each portion out in a rectangle on a floured silicone mat or floured surface into a rectangle around 8 inches long by 5 inches wide and 1/4 inch thick.
  9. Spread half of the melted butter onto each rectangle.
  10. Mix the sugar and cinnamon together then evenly sprinkle over dough.
  11. Carefully, tightly roll the dough starting with the long side. Make two 8-inch long logs. Smooth out any cracks with your finger.
  12. Chill the logs for 10 minutes in the refrigerator before cutting.
  13. Slice the log in 1/2” pieces and set them on the baking sheets.
  14. Bake for 9-10 minutes until the edges are lightly browned.
  15. Remove from oven and cool on wire rack completely before icing.
  16. Make the icing. In a medium bowl or a stand mixer whisk together the powdered sugar and meringue powder.
  17. Add the vanilla and most of the water. Mix on low speed until incorporated. Then mix on medium high speed for 2-3 minutes until icing is thick and glossy. Add more water if needed.
  18. Using a piping bag or a spoon, drizzle icing over cookies. Let harden for an hour before storing.

Calories

111.44

Fat (grams)

4.24

Sat. Fat (grams)

2.56

Carbs (grams)

17.22

Fiber (grams)

0.23

Net carbs

16.98

Sugar (grams)

10.51

Protein (grams)

1.30

Sodium (milligrams)

38.76

Cholesterol (grams)

20.64
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