Cinnamon Roll Pinwheel Cookies


These 5-Ingredient Cinnamon Roll Pinwheel Cookies are easy to make and out-of-this-world-good! They’re ready in less than 30 minutes making them perfect for holiday brunch, or an afternoon snack.

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Cinnamon Roll Pinwheel Cookies


All the yummy goodness of cinnamon rolls baked into cute bite-size cookies! These cookies have all the flavors of a cinnamon roll but to give them the final touch, drizzle some Icing or Cream Cheese Frosting, which is what’s typically used to frost cinnamon rolls. 


Cinnamon Roll Pinwheel Cookies on plate






Ingredients in Cinnamon Roll Pinwheel Cookies

Pie crust: Store-bought makes for a quick and easy shortcut to making Pinwheel cookies.

Sugars: Dark or light brown sugar, and granulated sugar. Dark brown sugar will give a deeper flavor due to the quantity of molasses in it.

Cinnamon: Cinnamon flavor is a holiday classic! Aromatic and versatile

Butter: Unsalted butter lets the real, natural flavor of your foods come through.



Making Cinnamon Roll Pinwheel Cookies

  • Roll out pie crust dough to a rectangular size
  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. 
  • In a bowl, combine brown sugar, granulated sugar, and cinnamon. 
  • Melt butter, and brush on pie dough. 
  • Generously sprinkle the cinnamon sugars mixture over the buttered crust.


Roll up the pie crust, starting on the long side.

Slice rolled cinnamon sugar pie crust into 1/2 inch slices with a serrated knife.

Cinnamon Roll Pinwheel Cookies on rack
Place each cookie slice on parchment paper. Press down with the bottom of a glass to slightly flatten.
If the dough is sticky, use a little flour. Bake 8-12 minutes until golden brown.
Let cookies cool on pan for a minute or two then transfer to a cooling rack.

Drizzle Icing on cookies...enjoy!



    Cinnamon Roll Pinwheel Cookies

Cinnamon Roll Pinwheel Cookies

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All the yummy goodness of cinnamon rolls baked into cute bite-size cookies!.

Ingredients:
  • 1 pie crust, store-bought
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tbsp dark brown sugar
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 tbsp butter, melted
  • Icing Drizzle (optional)
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/4 tsp almond extract
  • 1-2 tbsp milk
Instructions:
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Combine cinnamon, and sugars in a small bowl. Set aside.
  2. Roll out the pie crust into a rectangular shape.
  3. Brush pie crust with melted butter. Generously sprinkle the cinnamon sugars mixture over the buttered crust.
  4. Roll up the pie crust, starting on the long side.
  5. Slice rolled cinnamon sugar pie crust into 1/2 inch slices with a serrated knife.
  6. Place each cookie slice on parchment paper. Press down with the bottom of a glass to slightly flatten.
  7. If the dough is sticky, use a little flour. Bake 8-12 minutes until golden brown.
  8. Let cookies cool on pan for a minute or two then transfer to a cooling rack.
  9. Icing Recipe
  10. Mix ingredients together, drizzle on cool cookies.


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