Cinnamon Pinwheels

Photo by  David Prince
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  • Makes 50
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  1. Divide the basic sugar cookie dough in half (do not substitute slice-and-bake dough). On a floured surface, roll each piece into an 8-by-12-inch rectangle.
  2. Sprinkle with a mixture of ¼ cup sugar and 1 teaspoon cinnamon.
  3. Starting from a long side, roll each rectangle into a log. Refrigerate until firm. Slice ¼ inch thick.
  4. Bake at 350° F on parchment-lined baking sheets until just beginning to brown, 15 to 18 minutes.
  5. Cool slightly on baking sheets, then transfer to wire racks to cool completely.