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snickerdoodle cookies

Recipe by
Beth Pierce
Ofallon, MO

These classic Snickerdoodle Cookies are a friend and family favorite. The cookies are slightly crispy on the outside yet soft and chewy on the inside. They go quickly so you might want to double the batch.

yield 24 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For snickerdoodle cookies

  • 2 3/4 c
    flour plus 2 tablespoons
  • 2 tsp
    cream of tarter
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1 c
    butter softened
  • 3/4 c
    sugar
  • 3/4 c
    brown sugar
  • 2
    large eggs
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 3 Tbsp
    sugar
  • 1 Tbsp
    cinnamon

How To Make snickerdoodle cookies

  • 1
    In medium bowl whisk together flour, cream of tartar, baking soda and salt. Set aside.
  • 2
    Using mixer cream butter and sugars. Using spoon stir in eggs one at a time until incorporated. Stir in vanilla extract. Add flour mixture in 3 parts stirring to combine between each part.
  • 3
    Mix 3 tablespoons sugar and 1 tablespoon cinnamon. Using cookie scoop or spoon shape dough into balls. Roll dough balls in sugar mixture. Place on parchment covered baking sheets. Bake at 375 degrees for 8-10 minutes. Cool on cookie sheets for 1-2 minutes. Carefully remove to cookie cooling racks.
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