Monday, October 31, 2011

Iced Cinnamon Chip Cookies

Happy Halloween! I wish you could come over to our house for some of my "Prize Winning Chili" and homemade donuts and rootbeer! But these yummy little cookies might make you feel better if you have other plans. :) They are good with or without the frosting. Happy Halloween!

Iced Cinnamon Chip Cookies (Taste of Home)

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 package (10 ounces) cinnamon baking chips (I actually used butterscotch chips and it was yummy.)

  • ICING:
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup shortening
  • 1-1/4 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract


In a large bowl, cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Fold in cinnamon chips.

Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown. Remove to wire racks to cool.

In a small bowl, combine icing ingredients; beat on high speed for 1-2 minutes or until fluffy. Spread over cooled cookies. Yield: about 3-1/2 dozen.

Nutrition Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 158 calories, 8 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 23 mg cholesterol, 148 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein.

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Momma Kaye said...

Mom gave me some cinnamon chips and I wasn't sure what to do with them. Thanks for the yummy cookie idea. Cinnamon helps lower the glycemic spike from sugar too, so a nice combination. Sure love you, Lyd on it girl!

Gisela said...

Wow - where do you find cinnamon chips? I've never even heard of them!

jess and seth said...

What--where have I been? Oh yeah--grading papers illegally. I miss checking your blog, because i miss little beauties like THESE COOKIES I COULD HAVE BEEN EATING . . . Yum city! Where in heaven's name do you get cinnamon chips?