Thin and chewy brown sugar cookies!
Each cookie has a generous amount of cinnamon taste and loads of cinnamon chips!
Brown sugar cookies aren’t as unique and unusual as you may think. Brown sugar lends its services to make of the most common and most popular cookie recipes out there including the traditional chocolate chip cookie. Serving up these cinnamon brown sugar cookies is a delicious way to get your favorite cookie flavors and a nice warm spice in every bite.
What Are Cinnamon Brown Sugar Cookies?
These cookies are soft, chewy cookies that are made with all brown sugar instead of a mixture of brown sugar and granulated sugar. Meaning that they’re going to be incredibly flavorful, moist, and chewy. The perfect recipe for a successful cookie! These cookies are also studded with cinnamon chips. They do a great job enhancing the brown sugar and adding a comforting taste to every cookie treat.
- Butter – I use unsalted butter in my baking and I always start with softened butter.
- Brown Sugar – I use light brown sugar for this recipe.
- Eggs – You only need one egg.
- All-Purpose Flour
- Baking Soda
- Salt – table salt is fine.
- Ground Cinnamon
- Cinnamon Chips
For the exact measurements needed, please scroll down to the recipe card below.
How To Make Brown Sugar Cookies
- Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
- In a bowl of a stand mixer, combine butter and sugar and beat until creamy.
- Add the egg and mix well.
- Place the four, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon in a separate bowl.
- Carefully add flour mixture to butter mixture-scraping bowl as necessary. Continue to mix until well blended.
- Stir in cinnamon chips.
- Drop dough by tablespoons onto cookie sheets.
- Bake just until edges are set, about 8-10 minutes.
- Let cookies cool for 1 minute on baking sheets before removing them to a cooling wrack.
You can substitute almost anything for cinnamon chips. Salted caramel, chocolate, butterscotch, white chips, and dark chops are all good choices. Or use chopped candies like Snickers. You can also cut the number of cinnamon chips in half and use chopped nuts as well!
Flavorful Add-Ins to change up these brown sugar cookies. Add chopped nuts, dried fruits like cranberries, chopped chocolate, or even frost these cookies with a cinnamon frosting!
What Brown Sugar To Use For Cookies?
Brown sugar is white sugar that has been flavored with molasses; sugar with less molasses is known as light brown sugar while dark brown sugar is granulated sugar with more molasses.
Light brown sugar is what is used most often in cookies like these, cakes, and brown sugar cookie recipes like Blueberry Cupcakes with Brown Sugar Frosting, Brown Sugar Apple Bundt Cake, and this Brown Sugar Strawberry Ice Cream.
Dark brown sugar (sometimes referred to as old fashioned brown sugar, to certain savory foods like baked beans or BBQ sauce or dessert where a deep molasses flavor is essential as in gingerbread or spice cakes.
Both sugars will add moisture giving your cookies a chewy, soft texture!
Does Brown Sugar Make These Cookies Chewy?
Yes! Because brown sugar contains more moisture than granulated sugar, it will help make your cookies soft and chewy.
Granulated sugar will liquefy during baking just like brown sugar but because it has less moisture, your cookies will be crisper,
Another Idea For Brown Sugar Cookies
These would be great cookies for sandwich cookies too! What the reason or occasion these brown sugar cookies are a great change from the norm! Use my Brown Sugar Buttercream, Marshmallow Frosting, or even this Maple Frosting as a fun filling between two cookies and you’ll have a great sandwich cookie for any occasion!
- 1 cup butter softened
- 1 1/2 cup brown sugar
- 1 egg
- 2 1/4 cup flour
- 2 teaspoons baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1 10 oz bag Cinnamon Chips
- Preheat oven to 350.
- In a bowl of a mixer, combine butter and sugar and beat until creamy. Add the egg and mix well. Place the four, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon in a separate bowl. Carefully add flour mixture to butter mixture-scraping bowl as necessary. Continue to mix until well blended. Stir in cinnamon chips.
- Drop dough by tablespoons onto cookie sheets. Bake just until edges are set, about 8-10 minutes. Let cookies cool for 1 minute on baking sheets before removing to a cooling rack.
Amount Per Serving Calories 108Total Fat 6gSaturated Fat 3gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 2gCholesterol 14mgSodium 108mgCarbohydrates 14gFiber 0gSugar 9gProtein 1g