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Polvorones de Canele (Cinnamon Cookies)

Polvorones de Canele (Spanish Cinnamon Cookies)

Your home will be flavored with the aroma of cinnamon and vanilla. Crispy little cookies can even be gifted!
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Course: Breakfast, Brunch, Dessert
Cuisine: Mexican, Spanish
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 24


  • 1 cup butter
  • ½ cup confectioners' sugar
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon


  • 1. Whisk softened butter and 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar until creamy. Add vanilla, sifted flour, salt, and 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon, whisk.
  • In a separate bowl, combine a cup of confectionery sugar and 1 teaspoon of cinnamon. Spoon the dough into 1-inch balls. Dip in the sugar mixture and place on a baking sheet.
  • Bake in an oven preheated to 350F for 15-20 minutes. Cool on a wire rack.
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