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Snickerdoodle Cookies

Snickerdoodle Cookies is a simple recipe that creates a buttery sugar cookie rolled in a sweet cinnamon sugar mixture to form the most chewy and delicious cookie ever.
Prep Time13 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: snickerdoodle cookies
Servings: 24
Calories: 205kcal


  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon cream of tartar
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon


  • Preheat the oven 350 degrees F. and line a large baking sheet with parchment paper. Set aside.
  • Using a mixer on medium speed, cream together the butter and 2 cups of sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Add in the eggs and vanilla extract and continue mixing.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, cream of tartar.
  • Turn the mixer on low speed and slowly add the flour mixture into the egg mixture until a soft dough forms.
  • In a small bowl, stir together the ¼ cup sugar and cinnamon to combine.
  • Using a cookie scoop, scoop a cookie and then roll it into the cinnamon sugar mixture until fully coated. Place on the prepared baking sheet spacing about 2 inches apart.
  • Bake the cookies for 10 to 12 minutes, until lightly browned. Allow the cookies to cool on the baking sheet for about 5 minutes before transferring to a cooling rack to cool completely.


Calories: 205kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 38mg | Sodium: 98mg | Potassium: 36mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 19g | Vitamin A: 260IU | Calcium: 11mg | Iron: 0.8mg