cinnamon sugar cookie recipe

Cinnamon Sugar Cookies

Incredible Cinnamon Sugar Cookies topped with Cinnamon Frosting made with butter, oil, sugar, powdered sugar, eggs, cinnamon, vanilla and staple ingredients. This Cinnamon Sugar Cookie Recipe is a blend of a snickerdoodle and sugar cookie that you'll make time and time again.
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword christmas cookies, cookies, easy recipe, fall, snack, thanksgiving
Prep Time 8 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Refrigerate dough 1 hour
Total Time 16 minutes
Servings 18
Author Julie Blanner


  • 1 c butter softened
  • 1 c vegetable oil
  • 1 Tbsp vanilla
  • 1 c sugar
  • 1 c powdered sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 eggs
  • 4 1/2 c flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cream of tarter
  • 1 tsp baking soda


  1. Combine butter, oil, sugars and cinnamon until smooth. 
  2. Blend in eggs.
  3. Add flour, salt, cream of tartar, and baking soda.

  4. Refrigerate dough 1 hour. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  5. Roll /scoop dough into large balls and drop on cookie sheet. Bake 8-10 minutes watching carefully as to not over bake.
  6. Allow to cool. Ice with cinnamon frosting.

Recipe Notes

Use parchment paper for easy cleanup.