Cinnamon Chocolate Chip Cookies – Countdown To Christmas

Welcome to day 8 of my Countdown To Christmas Cookie Recipes. Today’s recipe is for cinnamon chocolate chip cookies.

Tomorrow’s recipe is for cranberry and coconut cookies.

Cinnamon Chocolate Chip Cookies

Cinnamon and chocolate chip cookies


  • 225g softened butter
  • 140g caster sugar
  • 1 egg yolk, lightly beaten
  • 2 tsp orange extract
  • 280g plain flour
  • pinch of salt
  • 100g plain chocolate chips

Cinnamon Coating

  • 1.5 tbsp caster sugar
  • 1.5 tbsp ground cinnamon


  1. Preheat the oven to 190°C/375°F/Gas 5. Line 2 baking sheets with baking paper.
  2. Put the butter and sugar into a bowl and mix well with a wooden spoon, then beat in the egg yolk and orange extract.
  3. Sift together the flour and salt into the mixture, add the chocolate chips and stir until thoroughly combined.
  4. For the cinnamon coating, mix together the sugar and cinnamon in a shallow dish. Scoop out tablespoons of the cookie dough, roll them into balls, then roll them in the cinnamon sugar to co coat.
  5. Flatten the cookies slightly with your fingers and put them on the prepared baking sheets, spaced well apart.
  6. Bake in the preheated oven for 12-15 minutes. Leave to cool on the baking sheets for 5-10 minutes, then, using a palette knife, carefully transfer to wire racks to cool completely.


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