Cinnamon Cookie Sandwich

As the name suggests, this recipe features cinnamon. Cinnamon is a popular spice that can be used in a variety of dishes. There are two main kinds of cinnamon: Cassia and Ceylon cinnamon.

  • “Ceylon: Also called "true cinnamon" is the most expensive type”1
  • “Cassia: Less expensive and found in most food products containing cinnamon”1

Cinnamon has been studied for its potential health benefits. Such health benefits include reduced risk of metabolic syndrome, type 2 diabetes, and cardiovascular diseases.2 Both types of cinnamon (Ceylon and Cassia) may help reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes and other health problems; however, additional studies are needed to determine if one form of cinnamon is more beneficial than the other and to determine the safest and most effective dose.1

Servings: 5
Serving size: 1 cinnamon cookie sandwich


  • 2 tbsp Truvia Baking Blend
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
  • ¼ tsp baking soda
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 5 tsp creamy peanut butter


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Spray baking sheet with cooking spray
  3. In a large bowl, combine Truvia Baking Blend, eggs, and olive oil
  4.   In a separate bowl, combine whole wheat flour, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon
  5. Pour flour mixture into olive oil mixture and stir until all ingredients are well combined
  6. Use a small cookie scoop to drop batter onto baking sheet (make 10 cookies)
  7. Bake cookies for 7 minutes
  8. Spread 1 tsp of creamy peanut butter between two cooled cookies
  9. Enjoy!


  1. Healthline. How Cinnamon Lowers Blood Sugar and Fights Diabetes. Retrieved from Accessed January 6, 2019.
  2. Qin B, Panickar KS, Anderson RA. Cinnamon: potential role in the prevention of insulin resistance, metabolic syndrome, and type 2 diabetes. J Diabetes Sci Technol. 2010;4(3):685-93. Published 2010 May 1. doi:10.1177/193229681000400324

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Nutrition facts

Per Serving

  • calories: 211
  • carbohydrates: 16g
  • fat: 16g
  • fiber: 3g
  • protein: 6g
  • sugar: 1g

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