Completely crisp on prime and irresistibly comfortable inside, these Cinnamon Cookies are a wonderful mix of heat cinnamon and candy sugar.

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Cinnamon Cookies

These cinnamon cookies are the proper afternoon snack together with your morning espresso or a day cup of tea. I got here up with these whereas taking part in with our household cookie recipes to create gluten-free variations for a good friend.

I needed a model of traditional Snickerdoodle cookies that could possibly be made with butter alone, eliminating the standard shortening in that recipe. In case you choose a cookie with a extra cake-like texture, merely substitute shortening for ½ of the butter on this recipe.

This cinnamon sugar cookies recipe leads to barely thinner cookies than conventional snickerdoodles. They’ve splendidly crisp edges and chewy facilities, and have a definite, buttery cinnamon sugar taste. Name me very blissful.

In case you’d like extra gluten-free cookie recipes, be sure you take a look at the entire gluten free dessert recipes on this web site. I’ve labored laborious to create cookie recipes (and different desserts!) that can safely fulfill the cravings of my GF mates.

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What are Crinkle Cookies?

You might be questioning, “What are crinkle cookies?” I can’t recall the primary time I heard this sort of cookie known as that, however principally, it comes all the way down to the looks. Crinkle cookies are usually chewy cookies with crisp edges.

Crinkle cookies are recognized for the distinctive cracks that seem on prime of them whereas they bake. Often, this can be a results of a thicker dough which is then rolled into balls earlier than baking.

They’re usually rolled in powdered sugar or different powdered spices earlier than baking, which provides a visible distinction between the outer floor and the cracks that present the internal dough.

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Cinnamon Sugar Cookies

You’ll want the next substances to make this recipe:

  • eggs
  • butter
  • sugar
  • flour *
  • baking soda
  • cream of tartar
  • salt
  • cinnamon

* The gluten-free various is famous within the recipe card.

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Begin by creaming collectively the butter and sugar in a big mixing bowl. You are able to do this by hand with a whisk, or use a hand mixer or stand mixer. Then, add the eggs and beat once more.

Whisk collectively the dry substances in a medium bowl. Then, add the dry substances to the moist substances and stir to mix. Chill the cookie dough within the fridge for a minimum of 1 hour.

Preheat the oven to 400°F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a silpat mat. Whereas the oven heats, mix ¼ cup sugar and cinnamon in a small bowl.

Then, utilizing a cookie scoop, portion out the dough and roll into balls. Roll the cookie dough balls round within the cinnamon sugar combination to coat them nicely. Then, place on the baking sheet.

Bake for 8 minutes and take away from the oven earlier than the cookies are browned. They need to be barely puffy and crinkled on prime. (In case you choose crispy cookies, let cook dinner them a minute or two longer.)

Permit the cookies to chill on the baking sheet for 1-2 minutes after which take away to a wire rack. Alternate utilizing two baking sheets to permit every baking sheet to chill utterly between batches.

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Need a couple of extra cookie recipes? Oatmeal Butterscotch Cookies are an old school oatmeal cookie recipe that by no means lasts lengthy in my home. It is a easy and attractive butterscotch cookie everybody adores!

These chewy, dense, Peanut Butter Cookies are an unforgettable reminiscence from my childhood. 3 Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies are a traditional cookie; simply an egg, a cup of peanut butter, and a cup of sugar.

Mexican Wedding ceremony Cookies are tiny melt-in-your-mouth cookies which might be recognized by many alternative names all over the world. My grandmother known as them Sugar Butter Balls.

Heath Bar Cookies begin with a chocolate chip cookie dough base, however along with these melting semi-sweet morsels, these wealthy buttery cookies comprise the toffee-tastic magic of Heath bars.

That is NOT your common chocolate chip cookie. They’re palms down, one of the best Chewy Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies. We’ve been calling these “Marry Me Cookies” for years now.

Light, buttery, almond flavored Shortbread Thumbprint Cookies have been the most requested cookie I make for long, long time. My friend Augusta gave me this recipe years ago and it became a forever favorite at first bite.

Servings: 30 cookies

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  • Cream together the butter and sugar. Add the eggs and beat again. Whisk together the flour, starch, xanthan, baking soda, cream of tartar and salt. Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix to combine. Chill the dough in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour.

  • Preheat oven 400°F. Combine ¼ cup sugar and cinnamon in a small bowl. Scoop the dough into balls and roll in the cinnamon sugar mixture. Place on a silpat or parchment lined baking sheet. Bake for 8 minutes and remove from the oven before the cookies are browned. They should be slightly puffy and crinkled on top. (If you prefer crispy cookies, let cook them a minute or two longer.)

  • Allow them to cool on the baking sheet for 1-2 minutes and then remove to a wire cooling rack. Alternate using two baking sheets to allow each baking sheet to cool completely between batches. Enjoy!

Calories: 146kcal · Carbohydrates: 21g · Protein: 2g · Fat: 7g · Saturated Fat: 4g · Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.3g · Monounsaturated Fat: 2g · Trans Fat: 0.2g · Cholesterol: 27mg · Sodium: 129mg · Potassium: 53mg · Fiber: 0.5g · Sugar: 12g · Vitamin A: 206IU · Vitamin C: 0.01mg · Calcium: 8mg · Iron: 1mg

{originally published 10/30/12 – recipe notes and photos updated 2/26/24}

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