Easy Cinnamon Cookies

Precious Nkeih
Precious Nkeih
October 14, 2021
These easy cinnamon cookies have the texture of shortbread but have added spice. They are easy to make and only require a few basic ingredients. The convection function of the Anova Precision Oven helps these cookies bake evenly every time.
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Easy Cinnamon Cookies
4.5 (4)
1 cup (2 sticks)
unsalted butter, at room temperature
½ cup
granulated sugar
2 cups
all-purpose flour
2 tsp
ground cinnamon
¼ tsp
⅛ tsp
grated nutmeg

1. Preheat the Oven and Prepare Pans

Line two sheet pans with parchment paper. (Or, if you only have one sheet pan, place a second sheet of parchment on the counter for portioning the dough. Move it to your sheet pan after baking the first batch.)
Sous Vide Mode: Off
Steam: Off
Temp: 350°F
Heat: Rear

2. Make the Dough

In a medium bowl, beat together the butter and sugar with an electric hand mixer until evenly combined, about 1 minute. Add the flour, cinnamon, salt, and nutmeg. Beat until combined.
Make the Dough

3. Portion Dough

Scoop the dough into 24 portions using a medium cookie scoop. Use your hands to roll each portion into a ball. Divide between the two prepared pans, spacing them evenly.
Portion Dough

4. Press with Fork

Use the tines of a fork to press a cross-hatch pattern into each cookie.
Press with Fork

5. Bake

Transfer one sheet pan to the oven and bake the cookies for 8 to 10 minutes. An 8-minute bake will yield a softer cookie. Remove from the oven and repeat with the second batch.
Sous Vide Mode: Off
Steam: Off
Temp: 350°F
Heat: Rear
00:10 Timer

6. Cool

Let the cookies cool on the baking sheet. They will continue to crisp as they cool.

7. Serve

These cookies are great served warm with a glass of milk.
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