Cinnamon spice cookies

A good biscuit is a staple of any recipe collection and Cinnamon spice cookies certainly hit the spot. These cookies are sure to become a lunchbox favourite or after school treat for the kids.

  • Skill Easy
  • Prep time 20 mins
  • Cook time 20 mins
  • Servings 12
Rating

Ingredients:

  • 125g margarine
  • ½ cup castor sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup chopped pitted dates
  • ½ cup walnut pieces
  • 1 cup self-raising white flour
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp mixed spice
  • 4 Weet-Bix, crushed

Method:

  • Place margarine and sugar in a bowl and beat with an electric mixer until light and creamy. Add egg and beat well.
  • Stir through dates and walnuts. Add sifted flour and spices. Mix well.
  • Form spoonfuls of mixture into balls and roll in crushed Weet-Bix. Place on lightly greased oven trays and press down with a fork.
  • Bake in a moderate oven. 180°C, for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown.

Tips:

  • If you like chewier cookies try cooking these for only 15 minutes instead of 20 minutes.

Nutritional information:

  • Per Serve
  • (Cal)
    252
  • Protein (g)
    3.5
  • Saturated Fat (g)
    4
  • Carbohydrate (g)
    30
  • Sugars (g)
    18
  • Sodium (mg)
    225
  • Potassium (mg)
    169
  • Calcium (mg)
    27
  • Iron (mg)
    1.6