Cinnamon Roll Sugar Cookies Recipe
Author: Nikki
These cookies taste JUST like a cinnamon roll! The cookies are soft and chewy and the frosting is FABULOUS!
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1½ cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
Cinnamon Roll Frosting
  • 16 ounces cream cheese
  • 4 cups powdered
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ vanilla
  1. In large bowl cream sugar and butter. Add egg and vanilla. Sift together flour, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon. Add to sugar mixture and beat until just combined. Dough may be a little crumbly, press together and refridgerate for 30 minutes.
  2. Roll dough ¼ to ½ inch thickness and cut with circle cookie cutter.
  3. Place on cookie sheet lined with parchment paper.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees F for 7 to 8 minutes. Cool on cookie sheet for 2 minutes and then transfer to a cooling rack.
Cinnamon Roll Frosting
  1. In a medium bowl beat cream cheese, powdered sugar, salt, cinnamon, and vanilla until creamy. Pipe frosting onto cookie using a pastry bag or a large baggy with the corner snipped off.
  2. Garnish with cinnamon sugar mixture.
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