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Cinnamon Cream Cheese Cookies
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5 from 11 votes

Cinnamon Cream Cheese Cookies

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.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time8 mins
Chill time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 18 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 24
Author: Jill


  • 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


  • 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.