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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 76 calories
    • Calories 38 calories from fat
    • Fat 3 g
    • Sat Fat 2 g
    • Cholesterol 15 mg
    • Sodium 41 mg
    • Protein 1 g
    • Carbohydrate 11 g
    • Sugar 6 g
    • Fiber 0 g


  1. Check 3cups all-purpose flour, spooned and leveled
  2. Check 1teaspoon baking soda
  3. Check 2teaspoons cream of tartar
  4. Check ½teaspoon kosher salt
  5. Check 1cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature
  6. Check ½cup light brown sugar
  7. Check cups granulated sugar
  8. Check 2 large eggs
  9. Check 2teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  10. Check 2teaspoons ground cinnamon


  1. Heat oven to 375° F. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, cream of tartar, and salt.
  2. With an electric mixer, beat the butter, brown sugar, and 1 cup of the granulated sugar on medium-high speed until light and fluffy, 2 to 3 minutes. Beat in the eggs and vanilla. Reduce speed to low and gradually add the flour mixture, mixing just until incorporated.
  3. In a shallow bowl, combine the cinnamon and the remaining ¼ cup of granulated sugar. Form the dough into balls (each equal to 1 level tablespoon). Roll the balls in the cinnamon sugar mixture and place on parchment-lined baking sheets, spacing them 2 inches apart.
  4. Bake until the edges are golden, 12 to 14 minutes. Cool slightly on the baking sheets, then transfer to wire racks to cool completely.