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Easy Snickerdoodle Cookies

Snickerdoodles are soft baked cookies that are similar to sugar cookies but with a cinnamon twist to them. Made with cream of tartar for a tangy taste.

Course Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword Cookie Recipes, Easy Cookie Recipes, Easy Snickerdoodle Cookies, Snickerdoodle Cookies, Snickerdoodles, Snickerdoodles Cookies
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 23 Cookies
Calories 194 kcal
Author Jennifer

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup Unsalted Butter room temperature
  • 1 ⅓ Cup Sugar
  • 1 Large Egg at room temperature
  • 1 Large egg yolk at room temperature
  • 2 Teaspoons Vanilla Extract
  • 3 Cups Flour all purpose
  • 2 Teaspoons Cream Of Tartar
  • 1 Teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1 ½ Teaspoons Cinnamon
  • ½ Teaspoon Salt

For The Coating

  • Cup Sugar
  • 1 Teaspoon Cinnamon

Instructions

  1. Preheat Oven to 375℉

For The Coating

  1. Combine the cinnamon and sugar together in a smaller bowl.

For The Cookie Dough

  1. In a mixing bowl combine the butter and sugar until smooth. Add into the combined butter sugar mixture the egg, egg white, and vanilla extract. Beat until all the ingredients are combined, scraping the sides of the bowl down as needed. Set aside

  2. Sift together into a bowl the flour, cream of tarter, bakings, soda, cinnamon, and salt.

  3. Slowly add the sifted flour mixture into the butter mixture. Adding a little bit at a time until all the flour mixture is added into the butter mixture.

  4. Once the ingredients are all combined measure out 1 ½ tablespoon of dough and roll into a ball shape.

  5. Coat the rolled cookie balls into the cinnamon sugar coating. Place on prepared cookie sheet. Press down the cookies with the back of a spoon now or when they come out of the oven.

  6. Bake the snickerdoodle cookies for 10 minutes in the preheated 375℉ oven. The cookies will bake up soft and fluffy with a soft white color to them. Let the cookies cool on the cookie sheet for 5-10 minutes then place on a cooling rack.

  7. Place in an airtight container for up to a week.

Recipe Notes

The nutritional value may vary depending on the ingredients used. 

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Nutrition Facts
Easy Snickerdoodle Cookies
Serving Size
 
23 Cookies
Amount per Serving
Calories
194
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
9
g
14
%
Saturated Fat
 
5
g
31
%
Trans Fat
 
1
g
Cholesterol
 
37
mg
12
%
Sodium
 
103
mg
4
%
Potassium
 
68
mg
2
%
Carbohydrates
 
27
g
9
%
Fiber
 
1
g
4
%
Sugar
 
15
g
17
%
Protein
 
2
g
4
%
Vitamin A
 
270
IU
5
%
Vitamin C
 
1
mg
1
%
Calcium
 
9
mg
1
%
Iron
 
1
mg
6
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.