Cinnamon Tea Cakes

Cinnamon Tea Cakes

Photo by Helen (#1) C.

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  • 2

    cups all-purpose flour

  • 1

    teaspoon ground cinnamon, divided

  • ¼

    teaspoon salt

  • 1

    cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened

  • cups confectioners' sugar, divided

  • 1

    teaspoon pure vanilla extract


Preheat oven to 375°. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper. In small bowl, combine flour, 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon and salt. In large bowl, beat butter, 3/4 cup sugar and vanilla until light and fluffy. Add flour mixture; mix only until combined. Drop by tablespoonfuls onto prepared cookie sheets, placing 2 inches apart. Bake 8-10 minutes or until bottoms are golden brown. Remove to cooling grid; cool 5 minutes. Combine remaining 3/4 cup sugar with remaining 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon. Roll warm cookies in sugar mixture; cool completely.


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