Grandma's Cinnamon Toast Cookies

Grandma's Cinnamon Toast Cookies Recipe

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Stacy Gray


This is my original recipe that took me a while to get right. This cookie is NOT a Snicker Doodle! It is a thin, crispy, buttery delight - just like that warm cinnamon toast my grandma used to make for me! Enjoy!

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20 Min
10 Min


2 1/4 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
1/2 c
butter, softened
1/2 c
butter flavored shortening (crisco®)
1 c
granulated sugar
1 c
brown sugar
1 tsp
vanilla extract
2 Tbsp
ground cinnamon


1/4 c
granulated sugar
2 tsp
ground cinnamon

How to Make Grandma's Cinnamon Toast Cookies


  • 1PREHEAT oven to 375° F.
  • 2COMBINE flour and salt in small bowl. Beat butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar, vanilla extract, and 2 T. cinnamon in large mixer bowl until creamy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Gradually beat in flour mixture. Form rounded tablespoon and roll in Cinnamon/Sugar mixture then move onto ungreased baking sheets. Flatten out slightly with the bottom of a buttered glass.
    *Mixture may need to be refrigerated for about 10 minutes in order to handle with Cinnamon/Sugar mixture.
  • 3BAKE for 9 to 11 minutes or until golden brown around the edges and slightly soft in the center (just like your grandma’s cinnamon toast!). Cool on baking sheets for 2 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely.

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About Grandma's Cinnamon Toast Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: For Kids
Hashtags: #butter, #cinnamon, #sugar