Cinnamon Sugar Cookies

READY IN: 55mins
YIELD: 40 cookies




  • put the butter and soft cheese into a large mixing bowl. beat together with a electric whisk or wooden sponn until smooth and combined.
  • add the flour, 125g caster sugar, 2 tsp cinnamon and eggs. beat together until the mixture resembles coarse breadcrumbs. using your hands, carefully gather the mixture together to form a ball.
  • put the ball of dough onto a floured surface. shape into a roll about 3cm/1 1/2 inch in diameter. wrap in cling film. chill in the freezer for 30mins or until firm.
  • preheat the oven to 180 oc/350of/gas 4. grease 2 non stick baking trays.
  • unwrap the cookie dough and put on a work surface. cut into 6mm/1/4inch thick slices. put the slices on the baking trays, spaced well apart.
  • bake for 12-15 minutes, or until the cookies are set and pale golden. cool slightly, then use a fish slice to transfer the cookies to a wire rack.
  • for the topping mix together 2 tbsp of caster sugar and 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon. sprinkle over the hot cookies, then leave to cool completely.