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Rhubarb Cookies

This rhubarb cookie recipe is so easy and so delicious. Rhubarb cookies are sweet with a delicious added tang. A cookie everyone will love!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword rhubarb cookies
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 24
Calories 75kcal


  • rimmed baking sheet


  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup butter softened
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 ¾ cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup rhubarb finely diced


  • Preheat oven to 375ºF.
  • Get out and measure your ingredients.
    Overhead photo of all the ingredients.
  • In a large bowl, beat brown sugar, butter, and egg together.
    Brown sugar, butter and an egg placed in a large mixing bowl to be mixed.
  • Add flour, cinnamon, salt, baking soda, and baking powder. Beat well until dough forms.
    Flour, cinnamon, salt, baking soda, and baking powder added to the large mixing bowl.
  • Add rhubarb and beat again.
    Rhubarb added to the large mixing bowl.
  • Using a 1-inch cookie dough scoop, form balls of dough and place them on a greased cookie sheet. These cookies will spread.
    A 1 inch cookie dough scoop is used to form balls of the dough.
  • Bake cookies for 12-14 minutes or until baked through.
    Cookie dough placed on a prepared baking sheet.
  • Allow to cool on cookie sheet for 5 minutes.
    Baked cooked cooling on a baking sheet.
  • Then place on a rack until cool completely.
    A rhubarb cookie held up by a spatula.
  • Serve.
    Rhubarb cookies stacked vertically like a tower on the counter.
  • Enjoy!
    Closeup photo of a hand holding a rhubarb cookie.
  • Every bite!
    Closeup photo of rhubarb cookies stacked vertically on a counter top. The top most cookie is half eaten.


Depending on the water content of your rhubarb, more flour may be necessary. This will also affect the baking time.


Calories: 75kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 91mg | Potassium: 47mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 25IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 1mg