Tara’s Favorite Cinnamon Sticks




Total Time: 40 mins

Prep Time: 15 mins

Cook Time: 25 mins

Yield: 16 servings

Dish Size: Cookie Sheet





  • 1 8-ounce block cream cheese
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 loaf sandwich bread



  • 1 stick butter, melted
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 Tbsp cinnamon




  1. In a small bowl beat together cream cheese, sugar, egg, and vanilla until smooth.
  2. Cut crusts from bread slices.
  3. Roll each slice flat with a rolling pin (or a soda bottle).
  4. Spread each bread slice with 1 generous tablespoon of cream cheese mixture.
  5. In a low bowl, mix cinnamon and sugar together.
  6. Roll each slice from corner to corner. Then roll each slice in melted butter and cinnamon sugar mixture.
  7. Arrange on a sheet of parchment on a cookie sheet and bake in a preheated 375°F oven until lightly browned, about 20-30 minutes.


Tara’s Tidbits®

You can add almost anything you like to the cream cheese, i.e. lemon zest, cranberries or raisins, mini chocolate chips, swirl strawberry preserves into the cream cheese… the possibilities are endless!