Cinnamon Cookies
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These cookies are delicious to serve with coffee or tea.
Recipe type: baking
Serves: 40-50
  • 250g/8oz soft unsalted butter
  • 125g/4oz castor sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 cups plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • salt
  • For dusting:
  • ¼ cup icing sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  1. Butter two baking sheets and Preheat oven to 180ºC/360ºF.
  2. Beat the butter so that it is soft and creamy.
  3. Beat in the sugar and vanilla extract.
  4. Stir in the flour, 1 teaspoon of cinnamon and a pinch of salt.
  5. Knead the mixture until it is a soft dough and all the ingredients are combined.
  6. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  7. Form mixture into 3cm balls and place on the prepared baking sheets, leaving a space in between each biscuit.
  8. Bake for 15minutes or lightly golden.
  9. Allow to cool slightly before transferring to a wire cooling rack.
  10. Mix together the icing sugar and extra 1 teaspoon cinnamon and sieve over the cooled cookies.
Recipe by Shades of Cinnamon at