What Is an Easy Recipe for Snickerdoodles?

What Is an Easy Recipe for Snickerdoodles?

What Is an Easy Recipe for Snickerdoodles?

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
  1. Combine ingredients
  2. 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.

  3. Combine the dry ingredients
  4. In a separate bowl, combine the flour, cream of tartar and baking soda.

  5. Add dry ingredients to mixture
  6. Gradually add the dry mixture to the original mixture. Blend well.

  7. Combine remaining ingredients
  8. Combine remaining sugar and cinnamon.

  9. Shape dough
  10. Shape the dough into 1-inch balls, and then roll the balls in the mixture of cinnamon and sugar.

  11. Bake
  12. 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.