Clever cinnamon-bun cookies that taste like a cross between cinnamon toast and the ever-popular mall-bought dessert! Very addictive! Serve along with my Perfect Cream Cheese Frosting for dunking.
- Oven 375°.
- Cream together; the first 4 ingredients.
- Beat in the eggs.
- Add the vanilla, cinnamon, and the flour.
- Cover the dough and place in the fridge to chill for 1 hour.
- Combine the filling ingredients and place in the microwave.
- heat until butter melts.
- Mix thoroughly.
- Divide the dough into two equal portions.
- Roll each out into a 12 x 6-inch rectangle.
- Spread half of the filling onto each rectangle.
- Roll each lengthwise into a log.
- Cut into 1-inch slices.
- Place each coookie onto a greased cookie sheet about an inch or so apart.
- Bake for 8-10 minutes.
- Let cool slightly before removing from the pan with a spatula.
- *I find it is easier to slice the rolls of dough if you first put them into the freezer for a few minutes.