Cinnamon Butter Cookies

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This is my favorite cookie recipe. If you want to add frosting, I wrote a recipe for that too.

2
2
Servings:
36
Yield:
3 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter

  • cup white sugar

  • 1 egg

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 2 ½ cups sifted all-purpose flour

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

  • 3 cups sifted confectioners' sugar

  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract

  • teaspoon salt

  • ½ cup butter, melted

  • 3 tablespoons milk

Directions

  1. Cream together 1 cup butter and white sugar. Beat in the egg and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Combine together the sifted flour, salt and ground cinnamon and stir into butter mixture.

  2. Cover and chill dough for 3 hours.

  3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  4. Lightly flour a rolling pin. Roll out dough on lightly floured wax paper and cut with cookie cutter. As dough warms it becomes unworkable. Return to refrigerator as needed. Bake on ungreased cookie sheet 15-20 minutes until lightly browned.

  5. To Make Icing: Sift confectioners' sugar into mixing bowl. Add vanilla, salt, and butter. Add milk one tablespoon at a time while beating until spreadable consistency. Continue beating on medium for 10 minutes. Ice cookies.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

158 Calories
8g Fat
21g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 36
Calories 158
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 26mg 9%
Sodium 97mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 21g 8%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 14g
Protein 1g
Calcium 6mg 0%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 15mg 0%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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