Want an easy, tasty treat? Make Snickerdoodle Cookies. These cookies are soft, chewy, and full of cinnamon goodness. Keep reading to learn how to make them yourself.
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- Cream of Tartar
- Baking Soda
- Ground Cinnamon
- Unsalted Butter
- Egg Yolks
- Vanilla Extract
See recipe card for quantities.
Prepare the Topping
Mix the sugar and cinnamon well. Store it aside for later use.
Start the Dough
Combine all dry ingredients in a bowl. In a stand mixer, cream the butter and sugar.
Add Eggs and Flavors
Put in the egg, egg yolk, and cinnamon. Mix until combined.
Gradually add the dry mix to the wet mix. Don't overmix. Finish mixing by hand.
Shape the Cookies
Make small dough balls. Roll them in the cinnamon sugar and place them on a baking sheet.
Time to Bake
Bake the cookies at 375F for about 10 minutes. They should turn slightly golden.
Hint: Don't overmix the dough. Overmixing makes the cookies tough, not soft and chewy.
For a vegan option, use plant-based butter and an egg substitute.
Add nutmeg or cardamom for a different flavor.
Store in an airtight container for up to a week. Freezing? Wrap tightly and store for up to 3 months.
Make sure your butter is at room temperature for easy mixing.
Snickerdoodles come from Germany.
Yes, it gives the cookie its classic taste and texture.
Yes, you can freeze it for up to 3 months.
Keep them in an airtight container. They stay good for a week.
Your dough might be too warm. Chill it before baking.
Use plant-based butter and egg substitutes.
Yes, try adding nutmeg or cardamom for a twist.
The name is a mystery but it’s catchy!
They're popular all year but especially during holidays.
4.5g Cream of Tartar
3g Baking Soda
1.5g Cinnamon Ground
225g Unsalted Butter, room temperature
1 Egg Yolk
10ml Vanilla Extract
2.5g Ground Cinnamon
Step 1 - Make Topping
- Mix sugar and cinnamon. Put it aside.
Step 2 - Prepare Dough
- In a bowl, mix these dry ingredients: flour, cream of tartar, baking soda, salt, cinnamon.
- Use a stand mixer with a paddle. Mix soft butter and sugar.
- Add the egg, extra yolk, and cinnamon.
- Put in the dry mix in 3 parts. Mix a little.
- Finish mixing by hand.
Step 3 - Shape Cookies
- Make dough balls, 1.5 to 2 tablespoons each.
- Roll balls in cinnamon sugar.
- Put on baking sheet.
Step 4 - Bake
- Bake at 375F for 10 minutes or until starting to get golden.
- Eat right away. Enjoy!
- Prep Time: 20 minutes
- Cook Time: 10 minutes
- Category: Dessert
- Method: Baking
- Cuisine: American
- Diet: Vegetarian
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