Cinnamon Nut Cookies

Cinnamon Nut Cookies
Mark Boughton Photography / styling: Teresa Blackburn
  • Yield: servings


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


  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.