Mini Cinnamon Roll Cookies
Total TimePrep: 1 hour Bake: 10 min./batch + cooling
Makesabout 2-1/2 dozen
- 1 cup butter, softened
- 1-3/4 cups sugar, divided
- 3 large egg yolks, room temperature
- 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon honey, divided
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
- 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
- 8 ounces white baking chocolate, chopped
- In a large bowl, cream butter and 1-1/4 cups sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg yolks, 1 tablespoon honey and vanilla. Combine the flour, baking powder, salt and cream of tartar; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well.
- Shape a heaping tablespoonful of dough into a 6-in. log. In a shallow bowl, combine cinnamon and remaining sugar; roll log in cinnamon sugar. Loosely coil log into a spiral shape; place on a greased baking sheet. Repeat, placing cookies 1 in. apart. Sprinkle with remaining cinnamon sugar.
- Bake at 350° for 8-10 minutes or until set. Remove to wire racks to cool completely. In a small bowl, melt baking chocolate with remaining honey; stir until smooth. Drizzle over cookies. Let stand until set. Store in an airtight container.
Nutrition Facts1 cookie: 189 calories, 9g fat (6g saturated fat), 38mg cholesterol, 105mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.
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Jun 18, 2017
My family loves loves homemade cinnamon rolls so when I fixed these they were a big hit with everyone!
May 12, 2016
These are good. I probably would not use the icing next time, as I think they are sweet enough without it.
Jan 5, 2016
Very good cookie. Next time I will roll out the dough a little thinner to get more of a roll.
Dec 28, 2015
Very good cookies, but not particularly easy to make
Dec 22, 2015
Recipe needs rewriting. Make sure you add flour slowly, you may not need it all. Chocolate baker bar, ha. Awful. What a waste! Whoever wrote this recipe is probably receiving money or items from bakers chocolate! I threw everything away after the clumping. Roll logs about 8 inches as they look much better. Overall, the cookie itself is tasty but needs tweaking. Chocolate needs revisited. Maybe just a simple doughnut glaze would be perfect. Whoever wrote this should reimburse for all the wasted chocolate bars. At least 2$ each. Insanely upset at the chocolate at this very moment. Infact, don't add the chocolate and honey drizzle at all. It's not needed. Hence, i am actually writing a review. You guys wait until i start writing the recipes. You'll be safe then.
Dec 7, 2015
Have had good luck rolling the cookies and they taste great. But putting honey in white chocolate makes it very strange. The first time, I put the tsp of honey in and ended up using about 1/4 cup before it would melt. The second time, I melted the chocolate first and added the honey and it solidified. I'm sure there's a food science reason. I'll just use melted white chocolate next time.
Nov 16, 2015
I had no problems with the dough except I should have done a test cookie. I'm high altitude (above 3000 feet) and the cookies really spread. I should have added another 1/4 cup flour like I do for cakes, etc.
Sep 9, 2015
A gigantic mess of a dough! Stuck to everything - I tried chilling in the fridge, rolling between wax paper, freezing - nothing worked! Ended up putting all back in the mixer, with half the cinnamon sugar mixture, mixing it together and spooning it onto cookie sheets. Tastes good though! A typical snickerdoodle recipe will get you better results.
Dec 22, 2014
The dough came out perfectly! I can't help but remain confused as to how some felt this dough was tricky to work with. They rolled perfectly and taste great! However, I did without the white chocolate since that will DEFINITELY make them too sweet to eat.
Dec 22, 2014
These were wonderful. Adding to the list of must do each year. I used white disks and druzxled. The dough is hard to roll but not impossible to do.