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Polvorones de Canela (Cinnamon Cookies)

septiembre 20, 2022

These are traditional and delicious Mexican styled cookies, cinnamon is used on this dessert and for thematic parties is just perfect as a treat!

Preparation Time: 20 mins

Cook: 20 mins

Additional: 20 mins

Servings: 24


  • 1 cup butter
  • ½ cup confectioners’ sugar
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon


Step 1.
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.

Step 2.
In a medium bowl, cream together 1/2 cup confectioners’ sugar and butter until smooth. Stir in vanilla. Combine flour, salt, and 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon; stir into the creamed mixture to form a stiff dough. Shape dough into 1 inch balls. Mix together 1 cup confectioners’ sugar and 1 teaspoon cinnamon; roll balls in cinnamon mixture.

Step 3.
Bake for 15 to 20 minutes in a preheated oven, or until nicely browned. Cool cookies on wire racks.