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(4 ratings)
Blue Ribbon Recipe by
Joyce Newman
Pollock Pines, CA

Snickerdoodles are my daughter's favorite cookies and one of mine as well. These light and buttery cookies are soft and chewy and easy to make! Always a crowd pleaser.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Snickerdoodles are a classic cookie everyone seems to love. And, we loved this recipe! They're easy and so good. The cookie is buttery with a delicious blend of cinnamon sugar while the center stays soft and chewy. They'll be a great addition to any cookie tray.

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
(4 ratings)
yield 36 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For snickerdoodles

  • 2 tsp
    cinnamon, mixed with 3 tbsp sugar
  • 3 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
    cream of tartar
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 2 stick
    unsalted butter, room temp
  • 1 1/3 c
  • 2 lg
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract

How To Make snickerdoodles

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  • Cinnamon and sugar combined in a bowl.
    In a small shallow bowl, blend 2 tsp of cinnamon & 3 tbsp sugar together and set aside.
  • Adding flour to creamed ingredients.
    In a medium bowl, sift flour, baking soda, cream of tartar & salt together. Using an electric mixer, blend butter, sugar, eggs, and vanilla together. Mix until smooth. Add flour mixture to butter mixture gradually, mixing well to form cookie dough.
  • Forming dough into balls and rolling in cinnamon sugar.
    Using a tablespoon, scoop out dough and roll into a ball. Roll in the cinnamon-sugar mixture then place on a cookie sheet. Continue with remainder of the dough placing cookies 1 inch apart on the cookie sheet. These cookies will spread.
  • Baking cookies in the oven.
    Bake at 375 for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Cooling cookies on a rack.
    Remove from oven and cool on a rack before serving.
  • 7
    These light, buttery cookies are the perfect sweet treat. Make a double batch to share with friends.