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Cinnamon Tea Cakes

Yield 2 dozen


  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup sifted powdered sugar, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons ground cinnamon, divided

How to Make It

  1. Cream butter in a large mixing bowl; gradually add 1/2 cup sugar, beating until light and fluffy. Stir in vanilla.

  2. Sift together flour and 1 teaspoon cinnamon in a small mixing bowl; gradually add to creamed mixture, stirring well. Chill at least 1 hour.

  3. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake at 350° for 12 to 15 minutes. Remove from cookie sheets, and cool on wire racks.

  4. Combine remaining sugar and cinnamon, and sprinkle over tops of cookies while warm.

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