Cinnamon Roll Cookies

READY IN: 5hrs 8mins
YIELD: 5 dozen




  • Filling: Stir together the sugar and cinnamon; set aside.
  • Cookies: Cream the butter and brown sugar until well blended with an electric mixer on medium speed.
  • Add the eggs and vanilla; blend well.
  • Combine the flour, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon; add to butter mixture and blend well.
  • Turn dough out onto a sheet of waxed paper; spread into a 9x6-inch rectangle using a rubber spatula.
  • Sprinkle the cinnamon-sugar to within 1 inch from the edges.
  • Roll dough up jelly-roll style.
  • Roll in remaining cinnamon-sugar; wrap dough tightly in plastic wrap.
  • Refrigerate at least 4 hours.
  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Slice dough 1/4-inch thick; place 2 inches apart onto parchment-lined cookie sheets.
  • Bake for 8 minutes or until golden on top.
  • Cool for 4 minutes on the cookie sheets, then remove to racks and cool completely.