Snickerdoodles (Cinnamon Cookies)

Total Time
4hrs 10mins
Prep 4 hrs
Cook 10 mins

Easy to make and tastes good! Found this recipe in my old Home Ech. folder!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large mixing bowl beat togethor the 3/4c sugar, butter, egg, and vanilla.
  2. In a small bowl stir togethor the flour, salt, baking soda, and cream of tartar.
  3. Stir into the butter mixture until well mixed.
  4. Cover and refrigerate the dough for several hours.
  5. In a small bowl combine the 2T of sugar and the 2t of cinnamon.
  6. Grease a cookie sheet with non-stick spray, shortening, etc.
  7. Shape the cookie dough into 1-inch balls; roll each in the cinnamon-sugar mixture.
  8. Place the cookies on the cookie sheet making sure they are 2-inches apart.
  9. Bake for 8-10 minutes at 375 degrees.
  10. Remove with a pancake turner or something else and place on a cooling rack.
Most Helpful

5 5

These cookies are wonderful! I love the softness of the cookie combined with the crackly textured outside. I will make these again, they are the perfect snickerdoodle to me.

I have been looking for my snickerdoodle recipe from my home ec teacher for years and every one I found just wasn't the same. I'm am so grateful you shared your. It is the one. The best I have ever made or eaten. My entire family just loves them. I keep the dough on hand to make when I feel like a little something sweet. Great Recipe. Teresa in Toledo,OH

5 5

After looking through the snickerdoodle recipes and thinking mine wasn't here, I found your which is the same as mine to the letter. SO, I'm giving this one 5 stars as I think it's the best out there. They stay soft, have a great flavor.