A classic snickerdoodles recipe that is easy to make uses ingredients like butter, sugar, eggs, flour and vanilla extract with hints of cinnamon. This recipe yields 2.5 dozen snickerdoodle cookies.
Snickerdoodles are a classic cookie that is perfect for year-round after school snacks and Sunday brunches. Each cooking has 81 calories, 3 grams of fat, 15 milligrams of cholesterol, 12 grams of carbohydrates and 44 milligrams of sodium.
Prep Time: 25 min.
Cook Time: 12 min.
Ready In: 40 min.
- 1/2 cup softened butter
- 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar, divided
- 1 egg
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1.5 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- Combine ingredients
- Combine the dry ingredients
- Add dry ingredients to mixture
- Combine remaining ingredients
- Shape dough
Cream 1 cup of the sugar and the butter in a large bowl until it is fluffy and light. Beat in the vanilla and the egg.
In a separate bowl, combine the flour, cream of tartar and baking soda.
Gradually add the dry mixture to the original mixture. Blend well.
Combine remaining sugar and cinnamon.
Shape the dough into 1-inch balls, and then roll the balls in the mixture of cinnamon and sugar.
Place the cookies onto ungreased baking sheets two inches apart. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes in a 375 degree oven. Cool on wire racks.