Makes 12-15
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  1. Sift the flour, cocoa, salt and cinnamon together in a bowl.
  2. Put the butter and icing sugar in another bowl and cream together for 3-4 minutes until pale and foamy. Add the egg and vanilla and mix again.
  3. Gradually add the flour mixture, mixing as you go, until a dough forms. Wrap in cling film and refrigerate for one hour.
  4. Preheat the oven to 180˚C/160˚C fan/gas mark 4 and line a baking tray with re a parchment paper.
  5. Lightly oil your hands and roll small teaspoon-sized balls of dough, spacing them well apart on the baking tray. Flatten each one down using the back of the spoon.
  6. Place in the oven for 7-8 minutes. Use a spatula or fish slice to remove the cookies carefully to a wire rack until completely cool.

Nutrition Facts

Per serving: 130kcals, 5.8g fat (3.5g saturated), 21g carbs, 11.3g sugars, 2.6g protein, 2.7g fibre, 0.048g sodium

If chocolate cookies are your favourite, then try out this spiced variation too