My bedroom has been in a pretty desperate condition, overflowing with useless crap, and dirty clothes, and dust. I just keep putting new containers on the floor. My husband has about had it with me and the bedroom mess. I’d love to tell you that I put it off because my vacuum broke, but honestly, I was putting it off long before that.
Today, I borrowed a vacuum from my neighbor, and tackled the bedroom. I’m allergic to dust, so I was not really enjoying myself, but I distracted myself from the discomfort with some episodes of What Not to Wear and The Office.
Did I ever tell you how much I love having a DVR?
Also, my niece and nephew spent the day with us, and they’ve sort of come to expect me to bake something when they are over, because I almost always do. Vacuuming, dusting, re-arranging furniture, purging, sorting,… and baking? Weird combo. I kept the baking simple and made these quick and easy waffle cookies.
I’ve made Chocolate Waffle Cookies before, perhaps you remember? A reader commented that she made a cinnamon version, and today felt like the perfect day to do the same thing. I left the chocolate out of the basic recipe, and added cinnamon. If I had it to do over, I might reduce the flour a bit, because it was a really heavy dough, which made a really heavy cookie.
I really really love that these get cooked in the waffle iron. It only takes a few minutes to heat up, the cookies take just a few minutes to cook, the clean up is fast, and it doesn’t make the entire kitchen hot. Win-Win.
The really great thing about this cookie is that is smells just like a cinnamon roll, and tastes very similar. It therefore requires icing.
And a dusting of cinnamon and sugar.
These were really quite fun to make! It’s a quick kind of satisfaction when you can create, bake, frost, and serve your cookies within 15 minutes. Quick satisfaction indeed. With plenty of time left over to finish the vacuuming.
- ½ cup butter, softened
- ¾ cup sugar
- 2 eggs
- 1¾ cup flour
- 2 tsp. vanilla
- 2 tsp. cinnamon
- about 1 cup powdered sugar
- about 2-3 T. milk
- Mix butter and sugar. Add eggs and vanilla and mix.
- Add flour and cinnamon, and mix until incorporated.
- Place large balls of dough in a hot waffle iron, and cook until done throughout, about 3-4 minutes.
- For icing, combine sugar and milk and stir until smooth. Adjust consistency by adding more milk or more sugar. Icing should be slightly thin.
- Drizzle icing over cookies, and sprinkle with cinnamon and sugar.
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