Thursday, December 21, 2017

Iced Cinnamon Cookies



Iced Cinnamon Cookies

 Soft and buttery cinnamon cookies with chocolate chips and glazed icing is a delicious holiday cookie. It gives you all the Christmas season joy of making and sharing treats. They taste amazing and is so easy to make.While planning to make holiday treats, I asked my kid what is his favorite one. Out of all he answered chocolate chip cookies.Now I get it, not everyone is a big fan of decadent cakes and treats.I also get cravings to eat cookies once in a while and cinnamon flavored cookies are simply irresistible.

 I used the basic short bread cookie recipe recipe.What is best about short bread cookie dough is that it is very versatile recipe.You can make hundreds of adaptions and add different flavorings. Cinnamon and chocolate chips cookies is perfect tea time snack, or just with a glass of milk.If this wasn't good enough,here is another way you can make it even more amazing with cinnamon glazed icing.This recipe will yield around 16 cookies. Try this you will surely love it.

Ingredients

Butter -1/2 stick
 Margarine - 1/2 stick
All purpose flour- 2 cup
Sugar- 1/2 cup
Brown sugar- 1/2 cup
Cinnamon powder- 1/2 tsp
(or pumpkin spice powder)
Egg- 1

Baking soda- 3/4 tsp
Salt- 1/2 tsp
Vanilla extract- 1/2 tsp
White chocolate chips- 4 oz.

For icing
Confectionery sugar-3/4cup
Milk-3 tbs
Cinnamon powder- a pinch
salt- a pinch


Combine flour, cinnamon,salt and baking powder. In a large mixing bowl add butter,  margarine and sugars. Blend till it is smooth and creamy.
Beat in egg and vanilla. When combined gradually add flour and mix well.
Fold in the chocolate chips. Gently roll the dough into a log shape, cover with cling wrap and refrigerate for two to three hours.
Slice and shape and place onto an greased baking sheet. Bake in 350 degree over for 10-12 minutes. Remove from oven and place on wire racks to cool completely.

To make the glaze, in a bowl whisk sugar, milk salt and cinnamon powder, till smooth and has a dripping consistency. Spoon this glaze over the cookies.


Try it,
Hope you will all enjoy!

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