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Cinnamon Cereal Cream Cheese Cookies
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10 INGREDIENTS • 9 STEPS • 1HR 5MINS

Cinnamon Cereal Cream Cheese Cookies

These Cinnamon Cereal Cream Cheese Cookies are so fun and easy to make. They're pillowy soft and fluffy with extra crunchy cereal sprinkled on top.
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Jeanie and Lulu's Kitchen
Welcome to Jeanie and Lulu’s Kitchen, a love letter to my two incredible grandmothers, both of whom I think about every time I’m in the kitchen.
http://jeanieandluluskitchen.com/
These Cinnamon Cereal Cream Cheese Cookies are so fun and easy to make. They're pillowy soft and fluffy with extra crunchy cereal sprinkled on top.
1HR 5MINS
Total Time
$0.64
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
12
US / Metric
Cinnamon Toast Crunch™ Cereal
2 cups
Cinnamon Toast Crunch™ Cereal, divided
Milk
1/4 cup
Baking Powder
1/2 tsp
Baking Powder
Ground Cinnamon
1/2 tsp
Ground Cinnamon
Salt
1/2 tsp
Cream Cheese
1 cup
Cream Cheese, softened
Butter
1/2 stick
Butter, softened
Dark Brown Sugar
1 cup
Dark Brown Sugar
Egg
1
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
253
Fat
11.7 g
Protein
3.6 g
Carbs
35.2 g
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Welcome to Jeanie and Lulu’s Kitchen, a love letter to my two incredible grandmothers, both of whom I think about every time I’m in the kitchen.
http://jeanieandluluskitchen.com/

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Makes 24 cookies.
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step 1
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C). Line two cookie sheets with silicone mats or parchment.
step 2
Take Cinnamon Toast Crunch™ Cereal (1/2 cup) and pour the Milk (1/4 cup) over it in a bowl. Let it sit for 20 minutes.
step 3
Set up a stand mixer with the paddle attachment. Take the remaining Cinnamon Toast Crunch™ Cereal (1 1/2 cups) and place it in a zip-top plastic bag. Crush it all into crumbs with a rolling pin, meat mallet, or whatever you have on hand.
step 4
Drain the milk through a strainer into a 1/4 cup measuring cup. Discard the soggy cereal.
step 4 Drain the milk through a strainer into a 1/4 cup measuring cup. Discard the soggy cereal.
step 5
Whisk the All-Purpose Flour (1 1/4 cups), Baking Powder (1/2 tsp), Ground Cinnamon (1/2 tsp), Salt (1/2 tsp), and a 1/4 cup of the crumbs in a bowl for the dry ingredients.
step 6
Combine the Cream Cheese (1 cup), Butter (1/2 stick), and Dark Brown Sugar (1 cup) in the stand mixer bowl and beat them together thoroughly. Then pour in the cereal milk and the Egg (1), letting them get completely mixed in. Slowly pour in the dry ingredients until you have a soft, sticky dough.
step 6 Combine the Cream Cheese (1 cup), Butter (1/2 stick), and Dark Brown Sugar (1 cup) in the stand mixer bowl and beat them together thoroughly. Then pour in the cereal milk and the Egg (1), letting them get completely mixed in. Slowly pour in the dry ingredients until you have a soft, sticky dough.
step 7
Use a heaping 1 1/2-inch cookie scoop, scoop perfect mounds of dough right onto the lined sheet trays, putting 12 on each sheet, evenly-spaced. Generously sprinkle the remaining crumbs on top of each mound of dough.
step 7 Use a heaping 1 1/2-inch cookie scoop, scoop perfect mounds of dough right onto the lined sheet trays, putting 12 on each sheet, evenly-spaced. Generously sprinkle the remaining crumbs on top of each mound of dough.
step 8
Bake them for 15-20 minutes until just golden around the edge.
step 8 Bake them for 15-20 minutes until just golden around the edge.
step 9
Let them cool for a few minutes before letting them completely cool on a cooling rack. Store in a sealed container in the refrigerator and enjoy!
step 9 Let them cool for a few minutes before letting them completely cool on a cooling rack. Store in a sealed container in the refrigerator and enjoy!
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American
Shellfish-Free
Kid-Friendly
Cookies
Vegetarian
Dessert
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