Cinnamon Nut Cookies

  • Yield servings

A great cinnamon cookie, from the Inn at Crystal Lake in Eaton. N.H.

Cinnamon Nut Cookies
Mark Boughton Photography / styling: Teresa Blackburn

Ingredients

2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
1 cup butter, softened
3/4 cup sugar
3/4 cup brown sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 eggs
1 1/2 cups chopped pecans or walnuts
Pecan or walnut halves (optional)

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350F.
  2. Sift together flour, soda, salt and cinnamon. In a large bowl, cream together butter, sugars and vanilla. Add eggs and beat well. Add flour mixture and beat well. Mix in nuts. Chill.
  3. Drop by rounded tablespoons onto baking sheet. Press a pecan or walnut half into the center of each cookie if desired. Bake 9 to 11 minutes. Yield: 3 dozen.

Courtesy of the Inn at Crystal Lake, Eaton, N.H.

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