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“I got this terrific recipe from BHG. My daughter is such a picky eater and she LOVES these. Perfect for Christmas or to make anytime as a good cinnamon treat. Cooking time includes chill time.”
READY IN:
1hr 30mins
YIELD:
20 cookies
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In bowl, beat butter with electric mixer 30 seconds.
  2. Beat in 1/2 cup granulated sugar, brown sugar, baking soda, 1/2 teaspoons of cinnamon, ginger, and 1/8 teaspoons salt until combined.
  3. Beat in egg and vanilla until combined.
  4. Beat in flour.
  5. Divide dough in 1/2 and cover and chill about 1 hour or until easy to handle.
  6. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  7. Combine 2 TBS granulated sugar and remaining 1 tsp cinnamon.
  8. On lightly floured surface, roll half dough at a time to 1/4 inch thickness.
  9. Cut with 3 inch scalloped cookie cutter.
  10. Cut out centers with 1 inch scalloped cutter.
  11. Place cutouts on ungreased cookie sheet.
  12. Sprinkle with cinnamon sugar. (I added a little red and green sugar too).
  13. Press candy pieces into dough.
  14. Bake 10-12 minutes or until edges are firm and bottoms are lightly browned.
  15. Cool for about 2 minutes on cookie sheet, then transfer to wire rack to cool completely.
  16. Decorate with frosting if desired - I used store bought.

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