Cinnamon Swirls Recipe

These cute little pinwheels are cinnamon-sugar sweet and a great make ahead and freeze cookie.
  • Ready in: 2 hours, 30 minutes
  • Prep time: 30 minutes
  • Chill/Cook time: 2 hours
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  • Servings: 30 cookies

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ingredients

  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • 1 large egg
  • All-purpose flour for dusting
  • 1½ cups powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons milk

cooking methods

  • Bake

directions

  1. In large bowl, combine Cinnamon Muffin Melt Mix packet 1, butter and egg. Knead dough until it forms a smooth ball.
  2. Lightly flour a silicone pastry mat (or large piece of parchment paper, plastic wrap or wax paper with corners taped down to work surface), . Place dough on floured surface. Roll out to a 14x11-inch rectangle. Sprinkle with Cinnamon Muffin Melt Mix packet 2.
  3. Starting on the long end and using pastry mat or paper as a guide to help hold dough together, carefully start rolling-up dough into a log, using your hands to press and smooth along mat/paper into a log shape pulling mat/paper away as you roll.
  4. Cut log in half and wrap each half in plastic wrap, tightening the plastic and using hands to press into a tight log. Refrigerate 2 hours.
  5. Preheat oven to 350°F. Remove plastic from dough logs. Carefully slice logs into ¼-inch slices, pressing together any breaks. Place slices on a large baking sheet. Bake 14-16 minutes. Remove from oven. Let cool on pan 1 minute; remove to cooling rack.
  6. Meanwhile, in small bowl, combine powdered sugar and vanilla; whisk in milk. Drizzle over cookies.

Makes 30 cookies.

Make Ahead & Freeze: Prepare through step 4. Place in a gallon freezer bag. Seal well, label and freeze. Thaw completely. Preheat oven to 350°F and continue with step 5, making sure dough is refrigerator cold.

Nutrition per Serving: Calories: 130 Total Fat: 4.5g Sat. Fat: 2.5g Cholest: 15mg Sodium: 130mg Carbs: 20g Fiber: 0g Sugar: 14g Protein: 1g

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