Spice Crackles

A basic sugar cookie recipe is doctored with pumpkin pie spice and cocoa powder to make these yummy treats. Colored sanding sugar adds the final touch to these holiday favorites.

Spice Crackles
Servings: 24 Prep 15 mins Chill 1 hr Bake 350°F 14 mins


  • 1 Basic Sugar Cookie Dough (see www.familycircle.com)
  • 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
  • 2 teaspoons cocoa powder
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon colored sanding sugar

Make It

1. To basic sugar cookie dough, add 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice, 2 teaspoons cocoa powder and 1-1/4 teaspoons baking soda to flour mixture. Continue as directed.

2. Refrigerate dough 1 hour. Shape 1 tablespoon dough into a disk, about 1 inch in diameter, and place on ungreased baking sheets. Repeat.

3. Sprinkle each with about 1/2 teaspoon colored sanding sugar. Bake at 350 degrees F for 14 minutes. Remove cookies to wire rack and cool completely.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 24; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 106, Fat, total (g): 4, chol. (mg): 19, sat. fat (g): 3, carb. (g): 17, fiber (g): , pro. (g): 1, sodium (mg): 90, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.