Cinnamon Cookies

These crunchy cinnamon cookies are very popular not only among the Mexicans but all over the world. These cookies are yummy as well as healthy. Try this out!!!


  • 250G(8OZ) SOFT margarine
  • 125g(4oz/ ½ cup) caster sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 350g(12oz /3 cups) plain (all-purpose) flour
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • salt
  • 250g (8oz/ 1 ½ cups) icing sugar

Cinnamon Cookies


  1. Pre - heat oven to 180 c (350f/ Gas 4).

  2. Grease 2 baking sheets. Beat together margarine, sugar and vanilla essence. Stir in flour and 1 teaspoon cinnamon to make a soft dough. Cover and refrigerate for 01 hr.

  3. Form mixture into 2.5 cm (1 in) balls and place on a prepared baking sheet, leaving space between each one. Bake for 15 minutes. Remove from the oven, leave on the baking sheets for a few minute, then transfer to a wire rack to cool. Mix together the icing sugar and remaining cinnamon; sieve over the cookies.