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Cinnamon Cream Cheese Cookies

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Cinnamon Cream Cheese Cookies are a delightfully soft, fluffy cookie coated in cinnamon sugar. Serve these cookies for a light dessert, as a Christmas cookie, for a party or shower, or just to enjoy with a mug of tea in the afternoon.

Cinnamon Cream Cheese Cookies

Cinnamon Cream Cheese Cookies

This is a great cookie recipe to add to your recipe box. They’re really soft and tender and just the right amount of sweetness. Sugar cookie lovers will be delighted with this easy recipe!

For more great cookie recipes, check out these: Chocolate Espresso Cookies | Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies | Peanut Butter Cup Sandwich Cookies | Banana Chocolate Chip Cookies

The Ingredients

Here’s what you’ll need to make the Cinnamon Cream Cheese Cookies (the exact measurements and full recipe instructions are below in the printable recipe card):

  • Butter
  • Cream cheese
  • Powdered sugar
  • Egg
  • Baking powder
  • Vanilla extract
  • All-purpose flour
  • Granulated sugar
  • Cinnamon

How to Make Cinnamon Cream Cheese Cookies

In a large mixing bowl, use an electric mixer to cream together the butter and cream cheese until light and fluffy. Add the powdered sugar and mix on low speed until combined.

Add the egg, baking powder, and vanilla extract and mix just until combined. Mix in the flour, just until incorporated.

mixing cookie dough in a metal mixing bowl

Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and place in the refrigerator to chill the dough for 1 hour.

Heat the oven to 375ºF. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.

Scoop the cookie dough into 1-inch dough balls and roll between your hands to create smooth dough balls. In a small bowl, combine the granulated sugar and cinnamon. Roll each dough ball in the cinnamon-sugar mixture, then place on the prepared cookie sheets with at least 1-inch of space between each.

rolling cookie dough balls in cinnamon and sugar

Bake at 375ºF for 7-8 minutes, just until set. Do not over-bake.

Remove the cookies from the cookie sheet and cool on a wire cooling rack.

Cinnamon Cream Cheese Cookie Puffs on a wood platter

How to Store the Cookies

Keep the cookies in an airtight container at room temperature for up to five days, or freeze for up to three months.

stacked Cinnamon Cream Cheese Cookie Puffs next to a jar of milk

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Cinnamon Cream Cheese Cookies

Cinnamon Cream Cheese Cookies

Published By Jill
Cinnamon Cream Cheese Cookies are a delightfully soft, fluffy cookie coated in cinnamon sugar. Serve these cookies for a light dessert, as a Christmas cookie, for a party or shower, or just to enjoy with a mug of tea in the afternoon.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 8 mins
Chill time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 18 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 24

Ingredients
  

  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter softened
  • 4 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 1 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon

Instructions
 

  • In a large mixing bowl, use an electric mixer to cream together the butter and cream cheese until light and fluffy. Add the powdered sugar and mix on low speed until combined.
  • Add the egg, baking powder, and vanilla extract and mix just until combined.
  • Mix in the flour, just until incorporated. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and place in the refrigerator to chill the dough for 1 hour.
  • Heat the oven to 375ºF. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.
  • Scoop the cookie dough into 1-inch dough balls and roll between your hands to create smooth dough balls. In a small bowl, combine the granulated sugar and cinnamon. Roll each dough ball in the cinnamon-sugar mixture, then place on the prepared cookie sheets with at least 1-inch of space between each.
  • Bake at 375ºF for 7-8 minutes, just until set. Do not over-bake.
  • Remove the cookies from the cookie sheet and cool on a wire cooling rack.
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Cinnamon Cream Cheese Cookie Puffs

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