These timeless sugar cookies are known by their sugar and cinnamon sprinkle, and are simple enough for young bakers to assist.
- 2 large eggs
- ½ cup (120 ml) honey
- 1 cup (175 g) margarine
- ¾ cup (95 g) all-purpose flour
- 2 cups (240 g) whole wheat flour
- 2 teaspoons cream of tartar
- 2 teaspoons baking soda
- ¼ teaspoon salt, optional
- 1 Tablespoon granulated sugar
- 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
- Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).
- Place egg, honey, margarine and 2 Tablespoons sugar into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure lid.
- Select Variable 1.
- Turn machine on and slowly increase to the highest speed.
- Blend for 30 seconds.
- In a large mixing bowl, combine the flours, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
- Stir together the liquid from the Vitamix container into the dry ingredients in the mixing bowl. Let batter sit, refrigerated, for 30 minutes.
- In a small bowl, combine the 1 Tablespoon of sugar and ground cinnamon.
- Using a #40 scoop, scoop the dough and roll into a ball. Roll the ball into the bowl with the ground cinnamon and sugar until coated.
- Place on a baking sheet, about 2-inches (5-cm) apart, and bake for 8 minutes.
If dough is still sticky after chilling for 1 hour, chill an extra ½ hour.