How to make it

  • For cinnamon mixture, combine granulated sugar and 1 tbsp cinnamon in small bowl.
  • Mix well and set aside
  • For cookie dough, combine shortening and brown sugar in large bowl.
  • Mix well.
  • Beat in eggs and vanilla until blended
  • Combine flour, baking powder, salt and 1 tsp cinnamon in small bowl..
  • Add to creamed mixture and mix well
  • Turn dough onto sheet of waxed paper.
  • Spread into 9 x 6 inch rectangle usning rubber spatula.
  • Sprinkle with 5 tbsp cinnamon mixture to within 1 inch of edge.
  • Slowly roll up jellyroll style into log.
  • If dough cracks smooth with fingers while rolling.
  • Dust log with remaining cinnamon mixture.
  • Wrap tightly in plastic wrap;refrigerate 4 hours or overnight.
  • Heat oven to 375*.
  • Grease cookie sheets.
  • Slice dough 1/4 inch thick.
  • Place on prepared cookie sheets.
  • Bake for 8 min.
  • Cool on sheets for 4 min,;transfer to cooling racks.

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  • twitchitt 3 years ago
    Very good, thank you! I put the dough in the freezer for about 20 min instead which worked perfectly.
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    gapeach55 ate it and said...
    These sound delish! A must try.
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    momo_55grandma ate it and said...
    great recipe wonderful ost thanks bunches high5
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  • michelle73 6 years ago
    These look and sound so good! Are they a soft cookie or a harder cookie?
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  • jlophoenixrising 6 years ago
    Gotta try this! My husband loves-no,that's LOVES Cinnamon Rolls, so going to have to give these a shot!! Thanks!
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    zena824 ate it and said...
    Love cinnamon rolls so these have to be wonderful.....cant wait to try them Michelle...
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    krumkake ate it and said...
    I am SO glad I found this one - these look absolutely incredible, Michelle...satisfies my crave for cookies AND cinnamon rolls. This is definitely on the 2008 Must Make list (you know my New Year resolution, so keep sending me these great recipes!)...perfection!
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  • nesha 6 years ago
    i will have to try this once i finish eating all the holiday pies. hahaha
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  • borinda 6 years ago
    What a fun recipe. The picture is enticing, too.
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    ahmed1 ate it and said...
    I was looking for a similar recipe Michelle.Thank you so much for sharing..Really great.Miss your recipes!!
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  • taylorsue82 6 years ago
    Oh man these sound great, I must make them.
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  • tcvillegas 6 years ago
    Oooooh, this recipe looks totally irresistable! Love it,love it, love it!!!
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  • achope246 6 years ago
    Sounds great and easy!!
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  • kukla 6 years ago
    YUM! BIG Cinnamon Fans here !! Great post, ty Michellem :)
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    iffyo ate it and said...
    simply superb!!
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    trackwidow ate it and said...
    Oh my! These look incredible! I will be making them soon. Maybe put a dab of cream cheese frosting on them too...
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    mumtazcatering ate it and said...
    have them bookmarked too awesome not to :)
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  • organicmama 6 years ago
    These look too good! Just like you!
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    shirleyoma ate it and said...
    Oh Oh, you got me on this one... too good to be true! Sounds fantastic... gotta make these soon!!!
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    " It was excellent "
    henrie ate it and said...
    OMG, I must make these, they sound wonderful. Great post, thanks for sharing.
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