Cinnabun Cookies

Cinnabun Cookies


"These cookies are a big hit with my family and friends. They are so delicious!"


1 h servings 138 cals
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Original recipe yields 36 servings



  • Calories:
  • 138 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 7.2 g
  • 11%
  • Carbs:
  • 17g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 1.5 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 21 mg
  • 7%
  • Sodium:
  • 118 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large bowl, cream together the 1/2 cup butter, shortening, light brown sugar and white sugar until smooth. Beat in the eggs one at a time then stir in the vanilla. Combine the 1 tablespoon cinnamon, flour, baking powder and salt; stir into the creamed mixture. Cover and refrigerate dough for at least 1 hour.
  2. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). In a small microwave safe dish, heat the 1/2 cup brown sugar, 1/4 cup of butter and 2 teaspoons cinnamon in the microwave. Stir frequently until butter is melted and the mixture is well blended.
  3. On a lightly floured surface, roll out each half of the dough to a 12x6 inch rectangle. Spread 1/3 of the cinnamon mixture over each rectangle. Roll each one lengthwise into a log. Cut into 1 inch segments. Use remaining filling to place a small dollop of the mixture onto the cookie sheet where each cookie will be placed, About every 3 inches. Place 1 cookie onto each dollop with the cut side down.
  4. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven. Flip cookie sheet over onto a tray to remove cookies while they are still very hot. If the cookies are stuck, heat the pan in the oven again for a few minutes to soften the cinnamon dollops.
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  1. 212 Ratings


Wonderful taste, just like a true cinnabun. I previous reviewer stated their cookies were a mess and spreaded too much - well my test cookie did the same. So I did it plain on the cookie sheet, ...

These cookies get 5 stars for taste, but the recipe gets a fail. This is a difficult, poorly written recipe. I would not recommend it for inexperienced bakers or people with little patience. Su...

These cookies are not only incredibly delicious, but incredibly beautiful as well. Many people that I shared these with could not stop eating them...there were only a couple who didn't care for ...

These are so tasty! I used 1 cup of butter instead of the half butter half shortening blend. I didn't do anything with dallops..all the sauce was used on the rolled out cookie dough! And that...

This is a great cookie! First off, I did not do the dollop either. I chilled the dough for 1 hour before rolling. Then rolled the dough out onto wax paper for easier rolling,using the wax paper ...

These ROCK!! I had to use my egg substitue (which is a banana mashed with 1 tsp. of baking powder) for the 2 eggs and they still turned out fabulous! I suggest doubling the sugar spread. Inst...

These were truly delicious but the dollop of cinnamon mixture on the cookie sheet wasn't neccassary, as I couldn't tell a difference. I still did it with some though and they all were very good....

These are wonderful cookies! You need to have a glass of milk handy though because they are wonderfully sweet!! I used a VERY small amount of filling on my cookie sheets and didn't have any pr...

Mmm great cookies! The flavor is delicate; not too sweet. They remind me of a cinnamon roll. The cookies are cakey and light. In terms of the method, I had to chill my rolled logs for about an h...