Frosted Snickerdoodle Cinnamon Cookies with Cream Cheese Frosting
Recipe type: Dessert
  • Cookie Dough:
  • ½ cup (1 stick) salted butter, softened (add ¼ teaspoon salt if using unsalted)
  • ½ cup packed light brown sugar
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 large egg
  • 1¾ cups all purpose flour
  • ½ Tablespoon corn starch or potato starch
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • Cinnamon/sugar mixture for rolling:
  • 1 Tablespoon sugar
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • Frosting:
  • 4 Tablespoons salted butter, softened
  • 4 oz. cream cheese, softened
  • 1½ cups powdered sugar
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  1. Preheat oven to 350 F. degrees.
  2. In a small bowl mix cinnamon and sugar together for rolling and set aside.
  3. Using an electric mixer cream butter and sugars together. Add vanilla and egg and mix.
  4. Mix in flour, corn starch and baking soda.
  5. Scoop by the heaping spoonful and roll into about a 1.5" ball.
  6. Roll in bowl of cinnamon and sugar and place on ungreased cookie sheet. Use the palm of your hand or the bottom of a glass to flatten the cookies slightly.
  7. Bake for 9-11 minutes.
  8. Once the cookies have cooled make the frosting by using an electric mixer to mix the butter, cream cheese, powdered sugar and vanilla together until creamy. (add more powdered sugar if you need to thicken it)
  9. Use a butter knife to spread the frosting over the cookies.
  10. Dust tops with cinnamon and sugar if desired.