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Cinnamon Toast Crunch Cookies

If you love cinnamon toast crunch cereal, I have a treat for you today! These Cinnamon Toast Crunch Cookies are perfect for anyone who loves the classic cereal and wants to take the flavour beyond breakfast!

If you have been to the States and bought a famous Crumbl cookie, these large cookies are so good that you might think you are eating one of them again. But let me assure you that you can make these epic Cinnamon Toast Crunch cookies at home in no time!

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Easy recipe for homemade cookies

This cinnamon toast crunch cookie recipe creates beautiful cookies that taste even better than they look! This easy recipe for homemade cookies uses ingredients you are likely to have on hand in your pantry, so you can make these soft homemade cookies at home anytime you want a treat.

There is nothing quite like a homemade cookie with cream cheese frosting! The softness of the centre combined with a thick and sweet frosting seems like a treat that the whole family can sink their teeth into happily! The tasty cereal topping is such an added bonus!

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Recipe using cinnamon toast crunch cereal

After you bake and sample these cookies with Cinnamon Toast Crunch cereal, you might be wondering what other cereal you can add into your best homemade cookies recipe. I can’t wait to hear about what tasty combinations you can come up with! I think cinnamon toast crunch chocolate chip cookies also sound delicious, so you know what I will be baking up next! White chocolate chips are such a decadent mix in to these Cinnamon Toast Crunch cookies, I don’t see how you could go wrong with other chocolate flavours!

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Cinnamon Toast Crunch cookies

These Cinnamon Toast Crunch cookies are perfect for bake sales, gatherings, or anytime really! You might be wondering can you can freeze homemade cookies? With this recipe you absolutely can, but, leave the cookies unfrosted until you are ready to eat them for best results.

Makes 10 large cookies

Kitchen tools

  • Cookie sheet with parchment paper or a silicon baking mat
  • 1 large bowl
  • 1 medium bowl
  • 1 small blow
  • Hand mixer or stand mixer

Cookies Ingredients

  • ½ cup of Crisco (vegetable shortening)
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 extra large eggs
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp cornstarch
  • Pinch of salt
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • 2 cups flour
  • 3 cups cinnamon toast crunch cereal
  • 1 cup white chocolate chips

Sugar Coating Ingredients

  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon of cinnamon

Ingredients for cream cheese frosting

  • ⅓ block cream cheese, softened
  • ½ stick of butter, softened
  • 1 ¼ cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • A pinch of salt
  • 1-2 tablespoons of milk

How to make cinnamon toast crunch cookies

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper or a silicon baking mat.

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Mix crisco, brown sugar, and white sugar on medium speed until creamy and fluffy, about 3 minutes.

Add eggs and vanilla and mix for 1 minute.

Add corn starch, salt, baking soda, and baking powder and mix for 1 minute.

After, add flour and mix until there are no ribbons of flour visible in the dough.

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I recommend crushing the Cinnamon Toast Crunch cereal before adding it for a consistent dough, but if you like chunky cookies, you can add the cereal as is.

Add the cinnamon toast crunch cereal and mix for 1 minute. Add white chocolate chips and mix for 1 minute.

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Use an ice cream scoop to form large dough balls.

Add cinnamon and sugar coating mix in a small blow. Place the dough into the mix and roll them until they are completely coated.

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Place on the baking sheet 2” apart. Bake for 14-16 minutes or until the edges are golden brown. Allow to cool completely before frosting.

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How to make frosting for cookies

Add cream cheese, vanilla, powdered sugar, and butter to a mixing bowl. Begin mixing together. Add 1 tablespoon of milk, and continue to mix, until you achieve a creamy consistency. If needed add one additional tablespoon of milk.

Frost the cookies when they are completely cool. Decorate the cookies with whole pieces of cinnamon toast crunch cereal.

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Cinnamon Toast Crunch Cookies

Lyne Proulx
These Cinnamon Toast Crunch Cookies are perfect for anyone who loves the classic cereal and wants to take the flavour beyond breakfast!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 7 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Frosting and Decoration 5 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American, Canadian
Servings 10 cookies
Calories 561 kcal

Equipment

  • 1 Large bowl
  • 1 Medium bowl
  • 1 Small Bowl
  • 1 hand mixer or stand mixer

Ingredients
  

  • ½ cup Crisco vegetable shortening
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs extra large
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp cornstarch
  • Pinch salt
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • 2 cups flour
  • 3 cups cinnamon toast crunch cereal
  • 1 cup white chocolate chips

SUGAR COATING INGREDIENTS

  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon of cinnamon

INGREDIENTS FOR CREAM CHEESE FROSTING

  • block cream cheese softened
  • ½ stick butter softened
  • 1 ¼ cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • pinch salt
  • 1 tablespoons milk 1-2 tablespoons

Instructions
 

HOW TO MAKE CINNAMON TOAST CRUNCH COOKIES

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper or a silicon baking mat.
  • Mix crisco, brown sugar, and white sugar on medium speed until creamy and fluffy, about 3 minutes.
  • Add eggs and vanilla and mix for 1 minute.
  • Add corn starch, salt, baking soda, and baking powder and mix for 1 minute.
  • After, add flour and mix until there are no ribbons of flour visible in the dough.
  • I recommend crushing the Cinnamon Toast Crunch cereal before adding it for a consistent dough, but if you like chunky cookies, you can add the cereal as is.
  • Add the cinnamon toast crunch cereal and mix for 1 minute.
  • Add white chocolate chips and mix for 1 minute.
  • Use an ice cream scoop to form large dough balls.
  • Add cinnamon and sugar coating mix in a small blow. Place the dough into the mix and roll them until they are completely coated.
  • Place on the baking sheet 2” apart.
  • Bake for 14-16 minutes or until the edges are golden brown.
  • Allow to cool completely before frosting.

HOW TO MAKE FROSTING FOR COOKIES

  • Add cream cheese, vanilla, powdered sugar, and butter to a mixing bowl. Begin mixing together.
  • Add 1 tablespoon of milk, and continue to mix, until you achieve a creamy consistency.
  • If needed add one additional tablespoon of milk.
  • Frost the cookies when they are completely cool.
  • Decorate the cookies with whole pieces of cinnamon toast crunch cereal.

Nutrition

Calories: 561kcalCarbohydrates: 82gProtein: 5gFat: 24gSaturated Fat: 11gPolyunsaturated Fat: 4gMonounsaturated Fat: 9gTrans Fat: 2gCholesterol: 24mgSodium: 527mgPotassium: 167mgFiber: 2gSugar: 59gVitamin A: 254IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 121mgIron: 3mg
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Lyne Proulx
Lyne Proulxhttps://ottawamommyclub.ca/
Lyne Proulx is a Certified Infant Massage Instructor (CIMI), Certified Professional Wedding Consultant, and an Event Planner. It has always been her dream to create a website dedicated just for Moms since her children were young. Thus, after 10 years, she finally accomplished it, and the Ottawa Mommy Club was born in May 2011. She loves all things Disney and is an avid chocoholic. She was also the Queen B of the BConnected Conference, Canada's Digital Influencer and social media Conference in Ottawa and Toronto. She coordinated the Annual Infant Information Day/Early Years Expo for the City of Ottawa for 8 years. She was also the co-chair of the Navan for Kraft Hockeyville 2009-2011 committee that organized five community events within 6 months, and helped Navan reach the top 10 finalists in Canada. In April 2011, she received the City of Ottawa Mayor's City Builder Award.

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  1. 5 stars
    I would like to make these with my nieces because like a lot of people they and I love this cereal and they love baking cookies.

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