Becky has spent her entire career cooking and baking, which are also her favorite hobbies outside of work. For her, time spent in the kitchen not only relieves stress, but is lots of fun as well. Becky’s love for baking began as a child, standing on a chair next her mom, adding ingredients and mixing up dough.
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These buttery sugar cookies-on-a-stick are sure to be a hit at any family or neighborhood Halloween party!
Heat oven to 375°F.
Combine 1 cup butter, brown sugar and 1/2 cup sugar in bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add egg and vanilla; continue beating until well mixed. Add flour, baking soda, cream of tartar and cinnamon; beat at low speed until dough forms a ball.
Shape dough into 1 1/4-inch balls. Place 3 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Flatten each to about 2 inches wide with bottom of glass dipped in sugar. Insert craft stick to center of each cookie. Bake 7-9 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Let stand 1 minute on cookie sheet; remove to cooling rack. Cool completely.
Combine powdered sugar and 1/4 cup butter in bowl. Beat at medium speed, gradually adding enough half & half for desired spreading consistency. Tint with food color, if desired. Frost cookies; top with decorator candies or sprinkle with decorator sugars, if desired.
Dietary Fiber: 0g
Cameron - You are so right! We appreciate your comments. Unfortunately the vanilla was inadvertantly left out of the recipe when it was added to the web site. I have added the vanilla to the recipe now. Thanks for letting us know!
We loved making these cookies and everyone enjoyed them. The cinnamon is a nice touch. The only problem is the recipe says to add vanilla but does not give an amount. I added 1 tsp. and they turned out great! This is definitely a recipe I will be keeping.
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