Icebox Spice Cookies Recipe

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When cooled, these slice-and-bake cookies become very crispy. They're wonderful dunked into a cup of coffee or milk.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 45 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min./batch
MAKES:72 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 45 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min./batch
MAKES: 72 servings


  • 1-1/4 cups butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 3-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 teaspoon ground allspice

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 76 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 14mg cholesterol, 86mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.


  1. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Combine the flour, cinnamon, baking soda, salt, cloves and allspice; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well.
  2. Shape into three 6-in. rolls; wrap each in plastic wrap. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours or until firm.
  3. Preheat oven to 350°. Unwrap dough and cut into 1/4-in. slices. Place 2 in. apart on greased baking sheets. Bake 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned around the edges. Cool 1-2 minutes before removing to wire racks. Yield: 6 dozen.
Originally published as Icebox Spice Cookies in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2007, p134

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gwashington1961 User ID: 6420190 165186
Reviewed Aug. 3, 2012

"A quick spice cookie to use your refrigerator to establish a firm dough. You can slice 72 cookies when the dough is firm."

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