Hailing from the Mrs. Fields Cookie Book, CINNAMON SUGAR BUTTER COOKIES are a holiday crowd-pleaser that doesn't require fancy decorating skills. Just shape the dough into balls, roll in a cinnamon-sugar mixture, and ENJOY every tasty bite! This recipe yields 3 dozen cookies.
STEP #1: Heat the oven to 300 degrees
STEP #2: Gather the INGREDIENTS
For the cookie:
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup dark brown sugar, packed
1/2 cup sugar
1 cup butter, softened
2 large eggs
2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
For the topping:
3 tablespoons sugar
1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
(mix together in a small bowl and set aside)
STEP #3: MIX, SHAPE, and ROLL
*In a medium bowl, combine flour, baking soda, and salt. Mix well with a wire whisk and set aside.
*In a large bowl, blend sugars with an electric mixer set at medium speed
*Add the butter and mix to form a grainy paste
*Add the eggs and vanilla extract and mix until light and fluffy
*Add the flour mixture and blend at low speed until just combined
*Shape dough into 1-2 inch balls
*Roll each ball in cinnamon-sugar topping
*Place balls on ungreased cookie sheets two inches apart
STEP #4: BAKE for 18-20 minutes
*You'll know these cookies are done when you touch them and they spring back without falling apart
* Using a spatula, immediately transfer cookies to a cool, flat surface
STEP #5: ENJOY EVERY TASTY BITE!!
HAPPY HOLIDAYS AND BEST WISHES FOR A HAPPY, HEALTHY 2021. A Spoonful of Grammar is taking a little holiday break and will return in the new year.
Laura Fineberg Cooper