Cinnamon Bun Cookies

by Maria's Mixing Bowl

These delicious cinnamon roll cookies feature a simple sugar cookie dough infused with cinnamon and nutmeg and a vanilla glaze to finish the classic cinnamon roll flavor.

– All-purpose flour – Baking powder – Salt – Brown sugar – Cinnamon – Nutmeg

1

Beat together sugar and butter until light and fluffy in a medium bowl, then mix in egg and vanilla.

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2

In a separate bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, and salt, and gradually combine with the butter mixture.

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3

Divide the dough into thirds, wrap ⅔ in plastic wrap, and mix the remaining third with brown sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg before wrapping it as well.

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4

Chill both doughs for an hour. Roll each dough separately between parchment paper to equal thickness and size, then chill again.

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5

Layer the spiced dough on the plain dough, roll into a log, and chill for 2 hours.

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6

Preheat the oven to 350°F, slice the chilled dough into ¼” thick slices, and bake until edges are lightly golden.

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7

Cool on a rack. For the glaze, mix powdered sugar, vanilla, and milk to a runny consistency and drizzle over the cookies.

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