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Cinnamon Snaps

Spice Islands®

Cinnamon Snaps


  • Prep Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 37 minutes

3 dozen cookies


1/2 cup butter

1/4 cup shortening

1 cup brown sugar

1 egg

1/4 cup molasses

2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour

2 teaspoons baking soda

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 tablespoon Spice Islands® Ground Saigon Cinnamon

1/2 cup white sugar


Cream butter, shortening and brown sugar, using an electric mixer. Add egg and molasses; mix well. Gradually add in flour, baking soda, salt and cinnamon.

Roll dough into 1-inch balls, then roll the balls in 1/2 cup white sugar. Place balls 2 inches apart on an ungreased baking sheet. Flatten with a flat-bottomed drinking glass.

Bake at 350ºF for 10 to 12 minutes, or until cookies are set and tops are cracked. Cool on wire rack.

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