Crunchy Cinnamon Burst Cheerios® Cookies

Crunchy Cinnamon Burst Cheerios® Cookies

Create a monster cookie packed with goodies like whole grain cereal.

Prep Time

25

Minutes

Total Time

1:10

Hr:Mins

Makes

 

About 3 dozen cookies

1 1/2
cups packed brown sugar
1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened
1/2
cup shortening
2
eggs
2 3/4
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
2
teaspoons cream of tartar
1
teaspoon baking soda
1/4
teaspoon salt
1 1/4
teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 1/2
cups Cinnamon Burst Cheerios® cereal
1
cup flaked coconut
1/2
cup chopped pecans
3
tablespoons granulated sugar
  1. Heat oven to 375°F.
  2. In large bowl, beat brown sugar, butter, shortening and eggs with electric mixer on medium speed until creamy. Add flour, cream of tartar, baking soda, salt and 1/4 teaspoon of the cinnamon. Beat on low speed until blended. Stir in cereal, coconut and pecans.
  3. In small bowl, mix granulated sugar and 1 teaspoon cinnamon. Shape dough into 1 1/4-inch balls; roll in sugar mixture. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets; flatten with glass dipped in sugar mixture.
  4. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until light golden brown. Sprinkle with sugar mixture. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
Makes About 3 dozen cookies
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Variation
Stir in a cup of raisins or dried cranberries.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Cookie)
  • Calories 160
    • (Calories from Fat 70),
  • Total Fat 8g
    • (Saturated Fat 3 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 20mg;
  • Sodium 85mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 20g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 11g),
  • Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.