Cinnamon Sugar Crackle Cookies

These scrumptious treats will always be a part of your Christmas cookie platter!

Cinnamon sugar cracklePhoto: Taste of Home
Servings Prep Time Cook Time
6dozen 20minutes 10minutes per batch
Servings Prep Time
6dozen 20minutes
Cook Time
10minutes per batch
Portions: dozen
Portions: dozen
  1. Preheat oven to 400°. In a large bowl, cream shortening and 1-1/2 cups sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs. In another bowl, whisk flour, cream of tartar, baking soda and salt; gradually beat into creamed mixture.
  2. In a small bowl, mix cinnamon and remaining sugar. Shape dough into 1-in. balls; roll in cinnamon sugar. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets.
  3. Bake 8-10 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 2 minutes before removing to wire racks to cool.
Recipe Notes

1 cookie: 63 calories, 3g fat (1g saturated fat), 5mg cholesterol, 36mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 0 fibre), 1g protein.

Originally published on Taste of Home.