Combine the flax meal and water. Set aside. Combine the sugar and butter.
Add the flax meal mixture and vanilla extract to the butter mixture.
Add all dry ingredients except for the cinnamon in a bowl. Stir to combine.
Combine the butter mixture and flour mixture.
Allow the cookie dough to chill in the fridge for 30 minutes.
Bake cookies at 375 degrees for 10 minutes.