Polvorones de Canele

Polvorones de Canele are especially yummy cinnamon cookies that are very popular in Spain. Give your kids a Spanish lesson while shaking up this easy international treats. Everyone will be happy you did!

Ingredients

  • 1 ½

    cups all-purpose flour 
  • 1

    cup butter
  • ½

    cup powdered sugar
  • ½

    tsp ground cinnamon
  • ¼

    tsp salt

  •  1

    tsp vanilla extract
  • Shakeables
  • 1

    cup powdered sugar 
  • 1

    tsp ground cinnamon
  •   

    Gallon size Ziploc® brand bag

Directions

  • 1

    Preheat oven to 350 degrees and grease cookie sheets.

  • 2

    In a medium bowl, combine ½ cup confectioners' sugar and butter - cream until smooth. Stir in vanilla. 

  • 3

    In a separate bowl, combine flour, salt, and ½ teaspoon of cinnamon.

  • 4

    Once blended, pour dry mixture into creamed mixture. Stir until dough is stiff. 

  • 5

    Shape dough into 1 inch balls. 

  • 6

    In a gallon size Ziploc® brand bag, mix together 1 cup powdered sugar and 1 teaspoon cinnamon. Shake cookies in mixture.

  • 7

    Bake for 15 to 20 minutes on greased cookie sheet, or until nicely browned. 

  • 8

    After cookies have cooled for about 5 minutes, give them one last shake.

  • 9

    Enjoy!