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Cinnamon Cookies

User Rating 4 Star Rating (1 Review)


Butter cookies with cinnamon are rolled in cinnamon-sugar mixture before baking.

Cook Time: 12 minutes

Total Time: 12 minutes


  • 2/3 cup butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup pecans or walnuts
  • 2 tablespoons ground cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar


Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and vanilla. Sift flour with baking powder and 1 teaspoon cinnamon; add to butter mixture and blend well. Chill dough for 30 minutes. In a wide shallow bowl, combine chopped nuts with 2 tablespoons cinnamon and 2 tablespoons sugar. Form chilled cinnamon cookie dough into small balls; roll each ball in the cinnamon sugar nut mixture then place on greased and floured cookie sheets (or use silpat sheets) about 2 to 3 inches apart. Bake at 350° for about 10 to 12 minutes. Makes about 36 cinnamon cookies.

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 4 out of 5
Delicious cinnamon flavor, Member lovesdessert

I just finished making my first batch and the cookies were really good. I chopped my nuts so that they were picked up more easily by the dough.

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