Cinnamon-Sugar Crackle Cookies Recipe

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Cinnamon-Sugar Crackle Cookies Recipe
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Cinnamon-Sugar Crackle Cookies Recipe

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I get lots of compliments on these crunchy cookies. They're always part of my Christmas cookie platter.
MAKES:
72 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. Bake: 10 min./batch + cooling
MAKES:
72 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. Bake: 10 min./batch + cooling

Ingredients

  • 1 cup shortening
  • 1-3/4 cups sugar, divided
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons cream of tartar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4 teaspoons ground cinnamon

Directions

Preheat oven to 400°. In a large bowl, cream shortening and 1-1/2 cups sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs. In another bowl, whisk flour, cream of tartar, baking soda and salt; gradually beat into creamed mixture.
In a small bowl, mix cinnamon and remaining sugar. Shape dough into 1-in. balls; roll in cinnamon-sugar. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets.
Bake 8-10 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 2 minutes before removing to wire racks to cool. Yield: about 6 dozen.
Originally published as Cinnamon-Sugar Crackle Cookies in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2007, p81

Nutritional Facts

1 cookie: 63 calories, 3g fat (1g saturated fat), 5mg cholesterol, 36mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.

  • 1 cup shortening
  • 1-3/4 cups sugar, divided
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons cream of tartar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  1. Preheat oven to 400°. In a large bowl, cream shortening and 1-1/2 cups sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs. In another bowl, whisk flour, cream of tartar, baking soda and salt; gradually beat into creamed mixture.
  2. In a small bowl, mix cinnamon and remaining sugar. Shape dough into 1-in. balls; roll in cinnamon-sugar. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets.
  3. Bake 8-10 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 2 minutes before removing to wire racks to cool. Yield: about 6 dozen.
Originally published as Cinnamon-Sugar Crackle Cookies in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2007, p81

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juicyfruit007 User ID: 1404522 127153
Reviewed Nov. 2, 2014

"easy and yummy. A lot like snickerdoodles."

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Terry Jean User ID: 2977767 127152
Reviewed Dec. 14, 2012

"Made them for a family dinner. Big hit. Love them."

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Joscy User ID: 2694585 95987
Reviewed Nov. 11, 2012

"Plan to include these wonderful looking cookies for Christmas. I would offer *5* stars, however, no star rating appeared."

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tkmarano User ID: 6236635 151364
Reviewed Nov. 11, 2011

"These were a big hit at home and the office. I can't wait to make them for the holidays."

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brazenlove User ID: 5575037 151208
Reviewed Jan. 21, 2011

"My husband and I love these cookies! He can't stop eating them!"

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penguiniprincess24 User ID: 5557599 151359
Reviewed Nov. 8, 2010

"delicious and soft. they were easy to make and you can easily make 48, if not more. friends and family loved them, even the picky eaters!"

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