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Polvorones de Canela ~ Sugar Cinnamon Cookies

Polvorones de Canela ~ Cinnamon Sugar Cookies

David Taylor
Polvorones de Canela elevates the simple sugar cookie to the ultimate cinnamon delicacy! These Cinnamon Sugar Cookies will melt in your mouth and are super easy to make!
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Resting Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 25 mins
Course Cookies
Cuisine Mexican


  • 1 cup butter
  • ½ cup powdered sugar
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 2 cups flour

Cinnamon Sugar Mix

  • ¼ tsp cinnamon
  • 1 cup powdered sugar

For Dusting

  • 1 tsp granulated sugar


  • Cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add in the cinnamon, salt, and vanilla. Add the flour in gradually, mixing well after each addition. Wrap the dough in plastic wrap and chill for an hour or so in the refrigerator.
  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Line baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • In a mixing bowl mix cinnamon-powdered sugar together.
  • Roll the dough out to ⅓ inch thick and use a cookie cutter to cut out the cookies. Dust them in the cinnamon-powdered sugar mixture. Place on baking sheets approximately 1" apart.
  • Bake for 15-20 minutes, until browned.
  • Remove from oven and dust cookies with granulated sugar.
  • Cool on a wire rack.