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5 from 3 votes

Cinnamon cookies

Easy cinnamon cookie recipe, no chilling, no creaming is required.
Prep Time25 mins
Cook Time13 mins
Total Time38 mins
Course: Dessert, dessert-cookies
Cuisine: Egyptian, Middle Eastern, Moroccan, North African
Servings: 12 Sandwich Cookie
Calories: 110.5kcal
Author: Amira


  • 1 1/4 cup AP flour.
  • 1/2 cup confectioners sugar.
  • a dash of salt.
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon powder.
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder.
  • 1 large egg
  • 3 Tablespoon unsalted butter melted.
  • Water or milk if needed, mine did not need any more liquids.
  • Jam for gluing. about a teaspoon for each sandwich.


  • In a deep bowl, mix flour,salt, cinnamon,sugar and baking powder.
  • Mix in the egg and the melted butter.
  • If your dough did not come together and you felt it is dry, add milk or water by teaspoons until you reach a nice consistent dough.
  • Preheat oven to 350F.
  • Line two large cookie sheets with parchment.
  • Roll the dough into a floured surface ,3-4mm thickness shape.*
  • Cut with a heart cookie cutter to an even number then cut out the center of half of them with a smaller cutter.
  • Bake for 10-13 minutes depending on the thickness and size of your cookie.
  • Let it cook down on a rack.
  • Sift confectioners' sugar over the cookies you are using as the top.
  • Spread jam over the bottom cookies.
  • Sandwich cookies together.
  • Enjoy!!


  • If your kitchen is too hot you might want to consider wrapping up the dough in plastic and stick it in the fridge for 15 minutes to ease rolling.
  • Nutrition values are calculated on the assumption that each sandwich will contain about 1 teaspoon strawberry jam and without the dusting of powdered sugar.
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Calories: 110.5kcal | Carbohydrates: 18.8g | Protein: 1.8g | Saturated Fat: 1.9g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 23.3mg | Sodium: 47mg | Potassium: 24.4mg | Fiber: 0.5g | Sugar: 8.9g