Snickerdoodle Recipe

Snickerdoodle Recipe

This soft snickerdoodle recipe produces perfect snickerdoodles that nobody can get enough of. The best snickerdoodle recipe I've tried, it uses both granulated and brown sugar for extra flavor and softness. 
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cookies, holiday cookies, snickerdoodles
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Chill: 1 hour
Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 36 cookies
Calories: 148kcal
Author: Christi Johnstone

Ingredients

Cookies:

  • 4 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 cup butter
  • 3/4 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar light or dark is fine
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

Topping:

  • 6 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoons cinnamon

Instructions

  • In a bowl, sift together the flour, baking soda, baking powder, 1 teaspoon cinnamon and cream of tartar. Set aside.
  • In a separate bowl, cream the butter and sugars until fluffy. Add the eggs, milk and vanilla. Mix well.
  • Stir in the dry ingredients. Stir until just combined.
  • Cover bowl (or remove dough from bowl and wrap in plastic wrap) and chill for at least one but not more than 24 hours.
  • When ready to bake, Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • Form the dough into 1 inch balls. Mix cinnamon and sugar in a small bowl and roll each ball of dough through the cinnamon and sugar mixture to coat well.
    Snickerdoodle Recipe
  • Place on a greased baking sheet or a cookie sheet covered with wax paper or silicone baking mat.
  • Bake 8-10 minutes. Check for the tops to start firming up, and the sides to show a bit of browning. Make sure they are cooked but do not over bake. Allow to cool on baking sheet for at least ten minutes before transferring to a wire cooling rack.
    Snickerdoodle Cookies

Nutrition

Calories: 148kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 22mg | Sodium: 81mg | Potassium: 49mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 3.5% | Calcium: 1.5% | Iron: 4.1%
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