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Cinnamon Crackle Cookies

Cinnamon Crackle CookiesThis recipe is the compilation of many years of baking. I make these cookies for…

Cinnamon Crackle Cookies

Cinnamon Crackle Cookies


1/2 cup butter, softened 1/2 cup shortening 1 cup sugar 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 1 large egg, room temperature 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon almond extract 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon 2 teaspoons baking soda 2 teaspoons cream of tartar 2 teaspoons ground nutmeg 2 teaspoons grated orange zest 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest 1/2 teaspoon salt Additional sugar


In a large bowl, cream butter, shortening and sugars until light and fluffy, 5-7 minutes.

Beat in egg and extracts.

Combine the flour, cinnamon, baking soda, cream of tartar, nutmeg, orange and lemon zest and salt; gradually add to the creamed mixture.

Shape into 1-in.

balls; roll in sugar.

Place 2 in.

apart on ungreased baking sheets.

Bake at 350° until lightly browned, 10-15 minutes.

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Remove to wire racks to cool.

Nutrition Facts 2 each:

  • 116 calories, 5g fat (2g saturated fat), 13mg cholesterol, 132mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.

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