Mom’s Recipes | Basic Cinnamon Cookies

I went on a bit of a shopping frenzy at the Penzeys online store and bought a whole bunch of great spices, including some cinnamon. It just smelled so good I had to make this super simple cinnamon cookie recipe of my mom’s.

Basic Cinnamon Cookies | Terri Moore

Basic Cinnamon Cookies

230 grams butter softened
300 grams caster sugar
2 eggs
330 grams flour
1 tsp cream of tartar
1 tsp baking soda
2 tsp cinnamon & 4 tsp sugar in a separate bowl


Cream the butter and sugar, add eggs and then dry ingredients. Refrigerate for 1/2 hour.

Roll into small balls and toss in the cinnamon/sugar mix. Arrange on a baking sheet lined with parchment or a silicone mat. Bake at 375°F for 8-10 minutes until baked through.

Basic Cinnamon Cookies | Terri Moore

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