I’ve been making these Easy Cinnamon Chip Cookies forever. They’re light, crispy and not too sweet, so they don’t make you feel gross when you eat too many (not like that ever happens). The recipe is simple and the dough is easy to work with. There’s also no frosting or fancy decorations.
Yep, these Easy Cinnamon Chip Cookies are pretty unassuming. But it wouldn’t feel like Christmas without them! They’re regulars in the annual cookie boxes that I gift to friends and family, beloved because of their simplicity.
What are Cinnamon Chips?
How to make Easy Cinnamon Chip Cookies
We’re using my favorite baking method! Anybody want to shout it out? That’s right, the two-bowl method. In the first bowl, the wet ingredients:
In the second bowl, the dry ingredients:
Put them all together and what have you got? Cookies.
The dough will be slightly sticky, so be sure to chill it for at least 30-45 minutes. Chilled dough is much easier to work with, especially when you’re cutting it into shapes.
With a simple dusting of raw sugar, they are ready to go.
How to serve these Cinnamon Chip Cookies
But if you want to keep them for yourself – and who could blame you – enjoy them with a warm cup of tea. Their light, buttery texture is simply perfect for a tea party.
For more Christmas cookie recipes, try these:
- Lemon Ricotta Cookies
- Old Fashioned Gingerbread Cookies
- Chewy Oatmeal Cranberry White Chocolate Cookies
For more cinnamon recipes, try these:
- Cinnamon Swirl Coffee Cake
- Apple Butter Cookies with Cinnamon Vanilla Frosting
- Air-Fried Cinnamon Glazed Donut Holes
Easy Cinnamon Chip Cookies
- 1 1/4 cups all purpose flour
- 1 stick unsalted butter
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 1 egg
- 1/3 cup cinnamon chips chopped
- 1 tsp. cinnamon
- 1/4 tsp. vanilla extract
- 1/8 tsp. salt
- turbinado sugar for dusting
- Beat the butter and sugar until fluffy. Beat in the egg and vanilla to combine.
- In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, chopped cinnamon chips, cinnamon and salt. Fold the flour mixture into the butter mixture. Wrap in plastic and chill for at least 1 hour.
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Roll out the dough onto a well-floured surface and cut into shapes. Place onto the prepared baking sheet. Sprinkle with turbinado sugar.
- Bake 14 minutes, until the edges are slightly golden. Allow to cool on the baking sheet.