Cinnamon roll cookies

Cinnamon roll cookies. Recipe (Ricardo DeAratanha / Los Angeles Times / February 26, 2012)

Dear SOS: The San Diego bakery the Cravory (formerly 410 Degrees) makes the most amazing cinnamon roll cookies. Any chance of getting the recipe? Many thanks!

Brian Boroff

San Francisco

Dear Brian: These little creations, which look and taste like a cinnamon roll but are neatly compact with a cookie crumb, combine the best of both worlds. The Cravory was happy to share its recipe for cinnamon roll cookies, which we've adapted below.

Total time: 1 hour, 10 minutes, plus chilling and cooling times

Servings: Makes 20 to 24 cookies

Note: Adapted from the Cravory in San Diego.

Cookie dough

1 cup (2 sticks) butter

1/2 cup (3½ ounces) sugar

1 cup (8 ounces) brown sugar

1/4 cup (1 ounce) powdered sugar

3 eggs

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

3 cups plus 1 teaspoon (13 ounces) unbleached flour

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/4 cup (1 ounce) cornstarch

1 teaspoon baking powder

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon salt