Cinnamon Swirl Cookies

Prize-Winning Recipe 2008! Try a new spin on sugar cookies that's fun for kids to shape and tastes like snickerdoodles.

  • Prep Time 1 hr 10 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 10 min
  • Servings 30

Ingredients

Cookies

1
pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker™ sugar cookie mix
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened
1
egg, slightly beaten
1
tablespoon ground cinnamon

Glaze

1
cup powdered sugar
2
tablespoons milk
1/4
teaspoon vanilla

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In large bowl, mix cookie mix and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon. Stir in butter and egg until soft dough forms.
  • 2 On piece of waxed paper, shape 1 tablespoon cinnamon into a line about 5 inches long. Using floured fingers, shape 1 tablespoon of dough into a rope 5 inches long. Press one side of dough rope into cinnamon.
  • 3 On ungreased cookie sheet, coil dough rope tightly, cinnamon side facing center, into cinnamon-roll shape. Press end of rope into roll to seal. Repeat with remaining dough. Place cookies 2 inches apart on cookie sheets.
  • 4 Bake 7 to 10 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 15 minutes.
  • 5 In small bowl, mix glaze ingredients until smooth. Drizzle over cookies.

Expert Tips

To drizzle the glaze easily, place glaze in a small food-storage plastic bag, snip off a small corner of the bag and squeeze to drizzle glaze over cookies.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
110
(
Calories from Fat
45),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
(Saturated Fat
2 1/2g,
2 1/2%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
70mg
70%;
Total Carbohydrate
17g
17%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
11g
11%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.