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Cinnamon Sugar Cookies Recipe

Cinnamon Sugar Cookies Recipe

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

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 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
  • Colored sugar, optional

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 on greased baking sheets; flatten with the bottom of a glass dipped in sugar. Sprinkle with colored sugar if desired.
  • 3. Bake at 375° for 10-12 minutes or until set. Yield: about 8 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

2 cookies equals 144 calories, 9 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 19 mg cholesterol, 117 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.