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Cornmeal Cookies Recipe

These Cornmeal Cookies are so delicious and unique. Chewy in the middle, with crispy edges just like a sugar cookie but the cornmeal takes it to the next level.
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword chewy cookies, cornbread cookies, cornmeal, sugar cookie
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 14 minutes
Total Time 29 minutes
Servings 22 cookies
Calories 138kcal
Author Dorothy Kern
Cost 15

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup (170g) unsalted butter, softened
  • ½ cup (100g) granulated sugar
  • ¼ cup (50g) packed brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¾ cup yellow cornmeal
  • 1 ½ cups (186g) all-purpose flour
  • Granulated sugar for rolling

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Line two cookie sheets with parchment paper or silicone baking mats.
  • Cream butter and both sugars using an electric mixer until fluffy. Mix in egg, baking soda, salt and vanilla. Add cornmeal and flour and mix until smooth.
  • Place a bit of granulated sugar in a small bowl.
  • Scoop 2 tablespoon balls of cookie dough and roll them between your palms. Roll the cookie dough in the granulated sugar and place 2-inches apart on cookie sheet. Flatten cookies with the back of a measuring cup or glass (if the dough sticks, spray the glass with nonstick cooking spray).
  • Bake for 10-14 minutes or until lightly golden around the edges. Cool before removing from cookie sheets.
  • Store in an airtight container for up to 3 days or freeze for up to a month.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 138kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 24mg | Sodium: 107mg | Potassium: 35mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 204IU | Calcium: 7mg | Iron: 1mg