Double Snickerdoodle Crunch Cookies

You will be surprised when you see what is inside these snickerdoodles!

  • prep time 60 min
  • total time 60 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 24

Ingredients

Cinnamon-Sugar Truffles

2
cups Cinnamon Toast Crunch® cereal
1
package (3 oz) cream cheese, softened
2
tablespoons sugar

Cookies

3/4
cup sugar
1/2
cup butter, softened
1
egg
1 1/3
cups all-purpose flour
1/2
teaspoon cream of tartar
1/2
teaspoon baking soda
1/8
teaspoon salt

Topping

1
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1
tablespoon sugar
  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F.
  • 2 In food processor or blender, place cereal. Cover; process until cereal is finely crushed. Remove 1/2 cup of the finely crushed cereal; set aside. Add cream cheese and 2 tablespoons sugar to remaining cereal in food processor. Cover; process until combined. Drop mixture by measuring teaspoonfuls onto cookie sheet; shape into balls. Refrigerate or freeze while making cookie dough.
  • 3 In large bowl, beat 3/4 cup sugar and the butter with electric mixer on medium speed, or spoon. Add egg; mix well. Stir in flour, cream of tartar, baking soda and salt; set aside.
  • 4 In another bowl, mix reserved 1/2 cup crushed cereal with topping ingredients. Measure 1 tablespoon cookie dough; flatten in the palm of your hand. Place 1 of the refrigerated truffles in center of dough, and wrap dough around truffle, covering completely. Roll dough in topping mixture; place 2 1/2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Flatten dough balls slightly.
  • 5 Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until light golden brown around edges. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Cookie
    Calories
    120
    (
    Calories from Fat
    50),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    6g
    6%
    (Saturated Fat
    3g,
    3%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    25mg
    25%;
    Sodium
    105mg
    105%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    16g
    16%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    9g
    9%
    ),
    Protein
    1g
    1%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    4%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    4%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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