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Sugar Cinnamon Pie Crust Pinwheel Cookies

Simple Sugar Cinnamon Pie Crust Roll Cookie with a caramelized and buttery swirl, known by many as rollie pollies.
Course Cookies, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword pie crust cookies, pie crust pinwheels, Roly Poly Cookies
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 48 Cookies
Calories 64kcal
Author Beth Mueller



  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat baking sheet with cooking spray, or cover with non-stick aluminum foil or parchment paper.
  • Place 1 cup of white sugar in a medium size bowl or large plastic bag and set aside.
  • Roll (or unroll if refrigerated and premade) into disks.
  • Brush melted butter evenly over pie crusts.
  • Sprinkle 1/4 cup white sugar evenly over each pie crust.
  • Sprinkle cinnamon evenly over the pie crusts.
  • Roll tightly into a log.
  • Slice into 1/2 inch slices and lay onto prepared baking sheet.
  • Bake in 350 degrees F oven for 15 to 20 minutes or until crust is lightly brown and sugar has started to caramelize.
  • Remove from oven. Let cool for 5 minutes.
  • Place warm rollie pollies in remaining white sugar and toss to coat.
  • Remove rollie pollies from sugar and set aside to cool. More sugar can be sprinkled on top for a sweeter finish.


Serving: 2Cookies | Calories: 64kcal | Carbohydrates: 13.6g | Protein: 0.1g | Fat: 1.5g | Saturated Fat: 0.8g | Cholesterol: 3mg | Sodium: 19mg | Sugar: 12.5g