Saint Nick's Cinnamon Snap Cookies

Saint Nick's Cinnamon Snap Cookies

Santa Claus loves Christmas cookies recipes. Saint Nick's Cinnamon Snap Cookies are perfect for placing out with a nice glass of milk on Christmas Eve. Try this snickerdoodle cookies recipe this Christmas.


  • 2 1/2 cups plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon powdered cinnamon
  • pinch salt
  • 2 large eggs, yolks and whites separated
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • Extra cinnamon for sprinkling


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Put plain flour into a mixing bowl with the baking soda (or you could use self-raising flour instead), brown sugar, pinch of salt and powdered cinnamon. Mix together well.
  3. Stir in egg yolks and the softened butter. In a separate bowl (not plastic), whisk the egg whites to soft peaks. Z
  4. Fold the egg whites into the other mixture until it forms a smooth dough.
  5. Spread the dough onto a cool floured surface and knead the dough until it is smooth. Refrigerate for 15 minutes.
  6. Roll out on a floured surface to 4mm thick between two sheets of non-stick baking paper.
  7. Cut into round biscuit shapes, either with biscuit cutters or a knife.
  8. Place the biscuits onto baking tray covered with non-stick baking paper. Bake 10-12 minutes.
  9. Cool and sprinkle with cinnamon.

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