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  • Author: Glenda Embree
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 3 dozen 1x


Snickerdoodles mix the warmth and spice of cinnamon into a traditional sugar cookie. They’re a little crispy around the edges and soft and chewy in the middle. A homey taste of Fall and Winter baking at its best!


Units Scale
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons homemade vanilla extract
  • 2 3/4 cups flour, (spooned and leveled or 379 g)
  • 2 teaspoons cream of tartar
  • 1 teaspoon soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

For rolling the cookies in:

  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon


  1. Cream the butter and sugar together in the bowl of your *stand mixer (or in a large bowl, by hand).
  2. Beat in eggs.
  3. Add flour, cream of tartar, baking soda, cinnamon and salt.  Mix to until dough forms.
  4. Mix together the cinnamon and sugar for coating cookies.
  5. Roll the dough into 1 1/2 inch diameter balls and roll the balls in the cinnamon sugar mixture.
  6. Place on a greased or lined cookie sheet and bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes, depending on your specific oven.
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Category: Desserts, Cookies
  • Cuisine: American