Yield: 4 dozen cookies

Snickerdoodles Cookie Recipe

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes

Classic Snickerdoodle Cookies. You'll love this easy cookie recipe with that timeless taste. It's what childhood is about!


  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 ¾ cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons cream of tartar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt

For the topping

  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoon cinnamon


    1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Prepare two baking sheets with parchment paper or silicone mat, set aside. 
    2. In a large bowl, beat together butter, sugar, and eggs with a hand or stand mixer. Do this for a couple minutes until light and fluffy. 
    3. In a separate bowl whisk together flour,  salt, cream of tartar, and baking soda. Add this mixture into the sugar and butter mixture. Beat again until dough forms. 
    4. In a small bowl mix together cinnamon sugar coating. Using your hands or a small cookie scoop form ½ inch round balls of dough. Roll each ball around in the cinnamon sugar coating it generously. 
    5. Place dough balls two inches apart on your baking sheet and place into the freezer for ten minutes to firm up and prevent spreading. 
    6. Bake the cookies for 8 to 10 minutes until lightly golden and no longer doughy. Let cool on a cooling rack for five minutes and enjoy!


  • Freeze cookie dough or freeze baked cookies.
  • Be sure to get a nice coating of cinnamon sugar on each cookie dough ball.
  • If you can't get enough Snickerdoodles, you should might also want to add these Soft and Chewy Vanilla Bean Snickerdoodles to your "must try" list next.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 96Total Fat: 4gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 18mgSodium: 41mgCarbohydrates: 14gFiber: 0gSugar: 8gProtein: 1g

*Nutrition facts are an estimate and not guaranteed to be accurate. Please see a registered dietitian for special diet advice.

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