The Best Snickerdoodles Recipe

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You'll love these snickerdoodles every time you make them with their soft, chewy texture and fragrant cinnamon-sugar coating!


FOR THE CINNAMON-SUGAR: – 1/4 cup (50g) granulated sugar – 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon FOR THE COOKIES: – 3 cups (360g) all-purpose flour – 1 teaspoon baking soda – 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon – 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar – 1/2 teaspoon salt – 1 cup (226g) unsalted butter, softened – 1 cup (200g) granulated sugar – 1/2 cup (100g) firmly packed light brown sugar – 2 large eggs – 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

TO MAKE CINNAMON-SUGAR: In a shallow bowl, mix sugar and cinnamon. Set aside while baking cookies.

Step 1 


Making cookies: Preheat oven to 350°F. Cover baking sheets with parchment or silicone. Mix flour, baking soda, cinnamon, cream of tartar, and salt. Set aside.

Step 2

Beat butter, sugar, and brown sugar until fluffy with a medium-speed electric mixer. After adding each egg, mix well. Mix in vanilla.

Step 3

Lower mixer speed. Add flour mixture slowly, mixing just until combined.  Shape cookies into balls with a tablespoon of dough and roll in cinnamon-sugar.

Step 4

Place cookies on prepared pans, leaving 2 inches between them. Bake each pan for 8–10 minutes until the cookies are lightly browned and set.

Step 5

Cool the pans on a wire rack for 10 minutes. Remove the cookies from the pan and cool on a wire rack.

Step 6

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