Meet your new best friend, chocolate cinnamon cookies!
These treats are filled with cocoa powder and lightly spiced with cinnamon then rolled in white sanding sugar for sparkle.
You're going to love them.
Chocolate Cinnamon Cookies
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This recipe is inspired from a recipe in Food Network magazine for cocoa snickerdoodles.
Do you remember a food blog called the Bitten Word?
Clay and Zach would test recipes from a fresh crop of food magazines each month.
During the holidays, the pair would enlist readers to help recipe test, especially for the giant Christmas cookie issues.
I was assigned the cocoa snickerdoodles and I fell in love I tell you.
These cookies remind me a lot of a really great bread that Starbucks had for a while.
It was chocolate bread with a thick crust of cinnamon sugar.
So, so, so, so, so good!
But I digress. Back to this cookie.
Because I can't leave any recipe alone, I've reduced the amount of cream of tartar in the orginal recipe and increased the cinnamon.
Why You Need Chocolate Cinnamon Cookies in Your Life:
Yes, they are delicious, but these cookies also travel well.
They are sturdy so a good choice for bake sales or shipping care packages to soldiers or college kids.
It's an easy drop cookie recipe.
I made these for the last cookie exchange I went to and everyone wanted the recipe.
Do you ever get invited to a cookie exchange and then struggle to figure out what to bake because your annoying neighbor snagged your favorite recipe the nanosecond she got her invitation?
You don't want to bake anything too intricate.
You've got other things to do in December besides bake for one party.
But you want to bring something that isn't the same old, same old.
Chocolate cinnamon cookies are your solution.
Tools I used for this recipe include:
(I have this Winco model, which amounts to a decent sized cookie, nearly 2 tablespoons of cookie dough. If you have trouble with cookies that don't look round or uniform in size, you need to use a cookie scoop.)
You can use any variety of cinnamon for this cookie. This post and/or recipe may contain affiliate links, which means if you click through and make a purchase, I'll earn a commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. See Disclosure policy.
You can use any variety of cinnamon for this cookie.
This post and/or recipe may contain affiliate links, which means if you click through and make a purchase, I'll earn a commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. See Disclosure policy.
Tell me what your favorite cookie is.
Have you ever had chocolate cinnamon cookies?
This cookie combines two of my favorite flavors: chocolate and cinnamon so it's perfect with coffee OR red wine!
That's what I call a win-win 🙂