Cinnamon Sugar Cookies

Cinnamon Sugar Cookies

A classic Christmas favourite... the warm cinnamon tones are perfect for the holidays!

Nirmala Prem


  1. 2 Cups all purpose flour
  2. 1/2 Teaspoon baking powder
  3. 1/4 Teaspoon salt
  4. 1/2 Teaspoon cinnamon , ground
  5. 1/2 Cup butter , unsalted , at room temperature
  6. 1 Cup white sugar granulated
  7. 1 egg large
  8. 1 Teaspoon vanilla extract


45 mins
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    In a large bowl. whisk together the flour, baking powder, salt and cinnamon. set aside.

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    In another large bowl, using an electric mixer, beat butter and granulated sugar until light and fluffy.

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    Beat in egg and vanilla. with mixer on low speed gradually add flour mixture, beat until combined.

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    Divide dough in half, form into two 3/4 inch thick disks. wrap each in plastic and refrigerate each until firm, at least 1 hour.

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    Place one disk between two sheets of floured parchment and roll out to 1/8 inch thickness, lightly dusting dough with flour as needed.

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    Cut out shapes with cookie cutters. if dough egts soft, chill 10 minutes and continue. re-roll scraps and repeat till all the dough is used up.

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    Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. line baking sheets with parchment. bake until edges are golden, 10 to 15 minutes, rotating sheets halfway through.

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    Cool cookies 1 minute on sheets, and transfer to wire racks to cool completely. store in airtight containers at room temperature upto 1 week.

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    Decorate cookies before serving.

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    Tip* transfer cut out shapes to parchment lined baking sheets and place in freezer. once frozen solid, transfer to a resealable plastic bag (ziploc) and freeze upto one month.

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