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Cinnamon Sugar Cookies Recipe

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My mom always had these cookies on hand. They're so good with a cup of hot chocolate, coffee or milk. —Leah Costigan, Otto, North Carolina
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 10 min.
MAKES:48 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 10 min.
MAKES: 48 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4-1/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup finely chopped pecans, optional
  • Cinnamon sugar, optional

Nutritional Facts

144 calories: 2 each, 9g fat (3g saturated fat), 19mg cholesterol, 117mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 0g fiber), 1g protein .

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, cream the butter, sugars and oil. Add eggs and vanilla; mix well. Add flour, salt, baking soda, cream of tartar and cinnamon. Stir in the pecans if desired. Cover and refrigerated for 3 hours or until easy to handle.
  2. Roll into 1-in. balls. Place 2-in. apart on greased baking sheets; flatten with the bottom of a glass dipped in sugar. If desired, sprinkle with cinnamon sugar.
  3. Bake at 375° for 10-12 minutes or until set. Yield: about 8 dozen.
Originally published as Cinnamon Sugar Cookies in Country December/January 1995, p51


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meaganteal
Reviewed Jan. 18, 2016

"I am on the fence with these cookies. The flavors are nice, however, they are a crispy, flaky cookie, not a soft cookie. I prefer soft, chewy cookies."

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Darshika
Reviewed Dec. 23, 2015

"These cookies are really good and melts in your mouth. This is the first time I ever baked cookies and everybody loves them. I am going to make another batch for the New Years Eve. I am so glad I found this recipe."

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cmdp
Reviewed Dec. 6, 2015

"These are good. You could add the cinnamon chips they now have, they taste great and a lot of cookies call for a cup of butter for the whole recipe divided out isn't that much, just share your cookies. It's the holidays, enjoy life and live a little!"

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amiracle2012
Reviewed Nov. 28, 2015

"The best of the best! Combining two of my favorite ingredients. Hit with family and hit for me."

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manpabrown
Reviewed Dec. 24, 2014

"The family really enjoy them"

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GrammajoT
Reviewed Dec. 20, 2014

"For those who think 1 cup of oil is excessive, look at the amount of cookies it makes. This is more than double what a standard cookie recipe yields. So don't be concerned about the oil...just half the recipe and feel better about it. These are yummy! Grammajo"

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K_Kay
Reviewed Dec. 19, 2014

"This will be my 3rd year making them since I found them. This is the cookie my family asks me to make first. They melt in your mouth!"

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cee-jay
Reviewed Dec. 20, 2012

"I had planned to make a batch of these cookies until I noticed how much vegetable oil the recipe calls for. 1 cup is too much oil in my opinion. Has anyone made them with applesauce instead of oil?"

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hellocodyy
Reviewed Dec. 1, 2012

"Made these and they were delicious! Didn't use cream of tartar, added brown sugar. Just sweet enough, with a touch of salt."

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SusanKatz
Reviewed Dec. 13, 2011

"I've made these cookies every year since the year they first appeared in the magazine. They are HANDS DOWN my family's favorite cookies."

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