Cinnamon Roll Sugar Cookies Recipe

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Bella December 30, 2020

How To Make Cinnamon Roll Sugar Cookies

These sugar cookies are loaded with the warm flavor of cinnamon and topped with smooth cream cheese icing. They pair perfectly with a cup of coffee.

Preparation: 1 hour 15 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 1 hour 30 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • ¾cupbutter,(1½ sticks), softened
  • ¾cupgranulated sugar
  • ¼cuppowdered sugar
  • 2large eggs
  • 1tspvanilla
  • 3cupsall-purpose flour
  • 1tspbaking powder
  • ½tspsalt

For Filling:

  • 6tbspbutter,softened
  • 1cuplight brown sugar,packed
  • 1tspcinnamon

For Glaze:

  • 4ozcream cheese,softened to room temperature
  • ½cuppowdered sugar
  • 1tspvanilla
  • 2tbspmilk

Instructions

Cookie Dough:

  1. Cream the butter, sugar and powdered sugar until light and fluffy.

  2. Add the eggs and vanilla; mix well.

  3. Add the flour, baking powder and salt until just combined.

  4. Press down into a bowl and top with saran wrap.

  5. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour.

To Assemble:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. Cut dough into four pieces.

  3. Roll out the first piece into a large rectangle, about ¼-inch thick.

  4. Spread 1½ tablespoons of butter over it, then add 4 tablespoons of brown sugar, and sprinkle ¼ teaspoon of cinnamon.

  5. Roll it up, like you would a cinnamon roll.

  6. Using a thread, cut the cookies into ¾-inch discs by pulling the thread under the log and crossing it, and pulling tight. Place the sliced cookies onto a baking sheet.

  7. Bake for 7 to 9 minutes.

Glaze:

  1. Mix the glaze ingredients, pour into a ziploc bag.

  2. Snip a tiny bit off one edge of the bag and pipe a zig zag pattern on the cookies.

  3. Let the icing dry.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 87.67kcal
  • Fat: 4.34g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.62g
  • Trans Fat: 0.14g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 1.13g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.22g
  • Carbohydrates: 11.32g
  • Fiber: 0.19g
  • Sugar: 6.44g
  • Protein: 1.02g
  • Cholesterol: 17.48mg
  • Sodium: 36.25mg
  • Calcium: 13.46mg
  • Potassium: 16.97mg
  • Iron: 0.36mg
  • Vitamin A: 38.94µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.00mg
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