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Crunchy Cinnamon Burst Cheerios® Cookies

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Crunchy Cinnamon Burst Cheerios® Cookies
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 1 hr 10 min
  • Servings 36
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Create a monster cookie packed with goodies like whole grain cereal.
Updated Feb 10, 2011

Ingredients

  • 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
Make With
Make With
Gold Medal Flour

Steps

  • 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.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Stir in a cup of raisins or dried cranberries.

Nutrition

160 Calories, 8g Total Fat, 1g Protein, 20g Total Carbohydrate, 11g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
160
Calories from Fat
70
Total Fat
8g
12%
Saturated Fat
3 1/2g
16%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
20mg
6%
Sodium
85mg
4%
Potassium
70mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
20g
7%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
11g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
4%
4%
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 Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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