Cinnamon Spice Cookies

Bryson Hatfield


Delicious, spicy and crisp. These are an absolute must in a cookie swap. Top with Maple Icing for a special treat.

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makes 4 dozen cookies
25 Min


1 c
butter, softened (2 sticks)
2/3 c
brown sugar, firmly packed (i use dark)
1/3 c
granulated sugar
1 large
egg yolk
2 c
all-purpose flour
1/4 tsp
1 1/4 tsp
ground cinnamon
1 1/2 tsp
cinnamon extract (mccormick)
1 c
pecans, finely chopped


3/4 c
butter, softened
4 c
powdered sugar
1 1/2 Tbsp
evaporated milk
2 tsp
vanilla extract
2 tsp
maple extract
1/2 tsp

How to Make Cinnamon Spice Cookies


  • 1Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Cream butter and sugars. Add the egg yolk and blend well.
  • 2Sift flour, salt and cinnamon together. Add to creamed mixture and blend well. Stir in extract and nuts.
  • 3Drop the dough by rounded teaspoons onto ungreased cookie sheets, leaving 2" between cookies. Flatten each one slightly. Press a fork, dipped in flour, in a crisscross pattern on top of each cookie.
  • 4Bake for 20-25 minutes. Let the cookies cool on the cookie sheet for a few minutes, then transfer to wire racks for cooling. Makes about 4 dozen cookies.
  • 5In a large mixing bowl, combine butter, powdered sugar and evaporated milk until smooth and creamy. Add extracts and cinnamon. Mix well. Spread a small amount over the top of each cookie.

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About Cinnamon Spice Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Spice/Herb/Seasoning
Regional Style: American