Cinnamon-Sugar Sand Dollar Cookies


Cinnamon-Sugar Sand Dollar Cookies

If you're a coastal dweller, the Sand Dollar Cookie may bring back sweet memories. Akin to a sugar cookie, these delightful bites are subtly spiced by rolling the dough in cinnamon-sugar. How sweet is that?


about 60 cookies

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Cinnamon is made by drying the inner bark of tropical evergreen trees. As it dries, it curls into quills that are cut into sticks or ground into a powder.


Whisk together flour, baking powder, and salt.

Cream butter, powdered sugar, and ½ cup granulated sugar in the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment until light and fluffy, about 5 minutes.

Add eggs and vanilla; beat until combined. Add flour mixture and beat just until combined. Cover dough and chill at least 2 hours, or overnight.

Whisk together remaining ½ cup granulated sugar and cinnamon.

Preheat oven to 350°. Line baking sheets with parchment.

Scoop dough using a #60 scoop (2 tsp.), roll into balls, then roll in cinnamon-sugar to coat.

Place dough balls on prepared baking sheets, press with the bottom of a glass coated with nonstick spray to flatten, then gently press 5 almonds into each.

Bake cookies until edges are set, 710 minutes. Let cookies cool on baking sheets 3 minutes before transferring to a rack to cool completely.

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