Cinnamon Cabins

Cinnamon Cabins
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1 Review
Use frosting to decorate the roof with snow. Add a door, window or holiday wreath with additional tinted frosting.
45 min
Prep Time
3:25
Total Time
30 cabin cookies

Ingredients

Cookie

3/4 cup
Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
3/4 cup
powdered sugar
1
large Land O Lakes® Egg
1 teaspoon
vanilla
2 cups
all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon
ground cinnamon or cardamom

Frosting

2 cups
powdered sugar
1 tablespoon
Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
1/2 teaspoon
ground cinnamon or cardamom
1/2 teaspoon
vanilla
2 to 3 tablespoons
milk
 
White nonpareils
Red and/or green food color , if desired

Directions

  1. Combine 3/4 cup butter, 3/4 cup powdered sugar, egg and 1 teaspoon vanilla in bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add flour and 1 teaspoon cinnamon; beat at low speed until well mixed.
  2. Divide dough in half. Cover with plastic food wrap. Refrigerate 2 hours or overnight until firm.
  3. Heat oven to 375°F.
  4. Divide each half of dough into 15 portions. Work with 5 portions at a time, keeping remaining dough refrigerated. Roll out each portion on unfloured surface into 7 1/2-inch long rope. Cut each rope into 5 (1 1/2-inch) logs.
  5. Place 3 logs horizontally onto ungreased cookie sheet to form cabin; press logs together slightly. Place remaining 2 logs in an inverted V-shape above cabin to form roof; press together slightly. Repeat with remaining 7 1/2-inch ropes. Bake 8-10 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack. Cool completely.
  6. Combine all frosting ingredients except milkin bowl; add enough milk for desired frosting consistency. Frost or pipe cabin roofs; sprinkle with nonpareils. Tint remaining frosting; decorate as desired.

Recipe Tips

Nutrition Facts (1 cabin cookie)

Calories
120
Cholesterol
20mg
Carbohydrates
18g
Protein
1g
Fat
5g
Sodium
45mg
Dietary Fiber
0g

Recipe Comments and Reviews

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How long do these keep.?? Can I bake now for Christmas to age flavors or better to cook week before holidays, because of butter?middle of November now......

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Loved this recipe. Was really cute on platter.

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