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Cinnamon Brown Sugar Cookies

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    I just love sugar cookies.  I like to make them. I have been having fun decorating them.  I love to eat them too!  I wanted something a little bit warmer this time.  Something with a little more depth of flavor.  So I replaced half the sugar in my go-to sugar cookies with brown sugar and added just a bit of cinnamon.  The results were exactly what I was going for.


    These cookies are great for rolling and cutting.  If you want a strong cinnamon flavor, you will want to add more.  I just wanted enough to warm up the flavor slightly.  I think it is the perfect twist but won’t upset sugar cookie purists.

Cinnamon Brown Sugar Cookies


1 1/2 cups butter, softened
1 cup sugar
1 cup brown sugar
4 eggs
1 1/2 tsp vanilla
5 cups flour
2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
1 tsp cinnamon

  1. In a stand mixer, cream butter, sugar and brown sugar. 
  2. Add eggs and flavoring mix until completely incorporated
  3. Mix in flour, baking powder, salt and cinnamon until just combined.
  4. Form into a ball and wrap in plastic wrap. Refrigerate for at least a couple of hours or over night.
  5. Preheat oven to 400 F
  6. Place half the dough  onto a floured surface and roll to 1/4-1/2 inch thick.  Place on a cookie sheet and bake 6-8 minutes
  7. Cool on sheet for a couple of minutes and then move to a cooling rack.
  8. Allow to completely cool before you decorate

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Edye Nicole

Sunday 17th of July 2016

Pinned! Can't wait to make a batch :)

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Monday 18th of July 2016

Thank you! They are so good and perfect for fall!


Thursday 17th of December 2015

Simple Delicious cookies that look beautiful!! Thanks for sharing with Saucy Saturdays!!! These will work for most holidays!!


Friday 18th of December 2015

Thank you! These were great fun to make!

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Wednesday 16th of December 2015

Carlee! One of my co-workers is always pleading with me to make cookies... And wants cinnamon in them. This cookie will be a hit for sure!


Wednesday 16th of December 2015

Perfect! I hope they love them!


Tuesday 15th of December 2015

Ooh the brown sugar & cinnamon switch sounds great!! Love the Leaves! Thanks for linking up to Merry Monday! Sharing on Twitter! Have a great week! Kim


Wednesday 16th of December 2015

Thank you! It was just to play a bit with one of my favorite recipes. Thanks for hosting and sharing!


Tuesday 15th of December 2015

Wow...these sound so simple and delicious! YUM!

Thanks for joining Cooking and Crafting with J & J!


Tuesday 15th of December 2015

Thank, Jess! I was really happy with how they came out!