Cinnamon Sugar Cookies Recipe

Cinnamon Sugar Cookies

Regular sugar cookies are great for decorating, but these cinnamon sugar cookies make perfect cookies to share with friends and neighbors.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword cinnamon, cookies
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 30 cookies
Calories 149kcal
Author Stephanie Lynch



  • 3 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup butter softened
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract


  • Preheat oven to 350F
  • In small bowl combine 3 tbsp sugar and cinnamon for topping and set aside
  • In medium bowl, combine flour and baking soda
  • Mix well with wire whisk and set aside
  • In large bowl, blend sugars with electric mixer at medium speed
  • Add butter and mix to form grainy paste
  • Add eggs and vanilla
  • Mix at medium speed until light and fluffy
  • Add the flour mixture and blend at low speed just until combined, do not overmix
  • Scoop dough by spoonful onto ungreased cookie sheet
  • Top with sugar cinnamon mixture
  • Bake 18-20 minutes or until golden brown
  • Immediately transfer with spatula to a cool flat surface


Calories: 149kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 27mg | Sodium: 81mg | Potassium: 26mg | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 205IU | Calcium: 14mg | Iron: 0.6mg