Cinnamon Sugar Butter Cookies

This recipe is like a Snickerdoodle but more butter and the warm flavor of brown sugar!

3 T. white sugar
1 T. ground cinnamon
1 c. butter, room temperature
1 c. brown sugar
1/2 c. white sugar
2 eggs
2 t. pure vanilla
2 1/2 c. all-purpose flour
3/4 t. baking soda
1/4 t. salt

Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Combine 3 T. sugar and 1 T. cinnamon in a small bowl and set aside.
Blend dark brown sugar and white sugar in a large bowl with mixer on medium speed. Add butter and blend until grainy. Add eggs and banilla, mixing until light and fluffy.
Sift flour, baking soda and salt into sugar mixture, mixing at low speed just long enough to combine . Overmixing with make a tough cookie.
Chill dough 30 minutes.  Roll dough into 1 inch balls, then roll each ball into cinnamon-sugar to coat. Place cookies on ungreased cookie sheet and bake at 300 for 18 – 20 minutes. Cool on rack. Makes 5 dozen.

Enjoy!   Gwenn David, Innkeeper Avenue Hotel Bed and Breakfast

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