These timeless sugar cookies are known by their sugar and cinnamon sprinkle, and are simple enough for young bakers to assist.


  • 1 1/4 cups (156 g) all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup (60 g) whole wheat flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 cup (126 g) butter spread
  • 1 cup (200 g) plus 2 tablespoons (25 g) granulated sugar, divided use
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) egg substitute or 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C). Spray cookie sheet with cooking spray.
  2. In a separate bowl, whisk together the flours, baking soda, and baking powder. Set aside.
  3. Place butter spread, 1 cup (200 g) sugar, eggs, and vanilla into the Vitamix container and secure lid.
  4. Select Variable 1.
  5. Turn machine on and slowly increase the speed to Variable 3 or 4.
  6. Blend for 30 seconds (with tamper as needed) until creamed. Empty mixture from the container into the dry ingredients and mix together.
  7. Chill dough for 1 hour.
  8. Combine 2 tablespoons (25 g) sugar and cinnamon. Shape dough into balls. Roll in cinnamon/sugar mixture. Place on cookie sheet.
  9. Bake for 10 minutes. Cool.

If dough is still sticky after chilling for 1 hour, chill an extra 1/2 hour.

This recipe has been written for the C-Series machines with Variable Speed control and Standard 64-ounce container. If you are using a different Vitamix machine or container size, you may need to make adjustments to the Variable Speed, processing time, and/or ingredient quantities.