Peanut Butter Cinnamon Cookies

Everyone's favorite cookie gets a double hit of cinnamon. Cinnamon is added to the dough and the balls of cookie dough are rolled in a cinnamon-sugar mixture before they are flattened with the traditional crisscross pattern.

Peanut Butter Cinnamon Cookies

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cups flour
  • 1 tablespoon plus 1/4 teaspoon McCormick® Cinnamon, Ground, divided
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar, divided
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract

Instructions

  1. Mix flour, 1 tablespoon of the cinnamon, baking soda, baking powder and salt in medium bowl. Set aside.
  2. Beat butter, 1/2 cup of the granulated sugar, brown sugar, peanut butter, egg and vanilla in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended.
  3. Gradually beat in flour mixture on low speed until well mixed.
  4. Refrigerate for 2 hours or until firm.
  5. Heat oven to 375 degrees F.
  6. Mix remaining 1/4 cup granulated sugar and remaining 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon in small bowl.
  7. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Roll in cinnamon sugar mixture to coat.
  8. Place about 3 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets. Gently flatten with fork, pressing a crisscross pattern onto tops of cookies.
  9. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned.
  10. Cool on baking sheets for 1 minute.
  11. Remove to wire racks; cool completely.

15 min Prep time | 8 min Cook time | Yield: 3 dozen

Nutrition information (Amount per serving) Calories: 185 Cholesterol: 25mg Sodium: 173mg Protein: 3g Total Fat: 9g Fiber: 1g Carbohydrate: 23g

Recipe and photo used with permission from: McCormick

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