Brown Sugar Rhubarb Cookies

• 1 cup light brown sugar
• 1/2 cup butter, softened
• 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
• 1 large egg
• 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
• 1 teaspoon cinnamon
• 1/2 teaspoon salt
• 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
• 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
• 1 cup finely diced rhubarb



1. Preheat your oven to 375 degrees F.
2. In a big bowl, use a mixer to beat together the brown sugar, softened butter, vanilla extract, and egg until it’s fluffy.
3. Gradually add the flour, cinnamon, salt, baking soda, and baking powder into the bowl, while still mixing, until it forms a dough.
4. Gently fold in the finely diced rhubarb so it’s spread evenly throughout the dough.
5. With a 1-inch cookie scoop, shape the dough into balls and place them on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper, making sure they’re about 2 inches apart.
6. Bake the cookies in the preheated oven for 12-14 minutes, until they’re just set and lightly golden.
7. Let the cookies cool on the baking sheet for 2 minutes before transferring them to a wire rack to cool completely.



Recipe Notes:

  • Rhubarb Preparation: When dicing the rhubarb, aim for small, uniform pieces to ensure even distribution throughout the cookie dough. If the rhubarb is particularly tart, you can toss it in a tablespoon of sugar before adding it to the dough to help balance the flavors.
  • Storage: These cookies can be stored in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3-4 days. For longer storage, they can be frozen and thawed as needed.
  • Variations: Feel free to get creative with this recipe! You can add in other mix-ins like white chocolate chips, dried cranberries, or even a sprinkle of cinnamon for extra flavor.



Nutrition Information (per cookie, approximate):

  • Calories: 120
  • Total Fat: 5g
  • Saturated Fat: 3g
  • Cholesterol: 20mg
  • Sodium: 70mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 18g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.5g
  • Sugars: 10g
  • Protein: 1.5g




Brown Sugar Rhubarb Cookies offer a delightful departure from traditional cookie recipes, infusing your baking with the unique flavor of rhubarb and the comforting sweetness of brown sugar. With their soft, chewy texture and bursts of tangy rhubarb in every bite, these cookies are sure to be a hit at any gathering or simply enjoyed as a sweet treat any time of day. Give this recipe a try and indulge in the irresistible charm of Brown Sugar Rhubarb Cookies!

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