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Jennie Duncan
Snickerdoodles are a classic and old cookie recipe that my family has been making for years. This popular cinnamon sugar cookie always reminds me of my Grandma! Enjoy The Best Snickerdoodle Recipe!!!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine Cookie, dessert
Servings 24
Calories 187 kcal


  • ½ cup unsalted butter (softened)
  • ½ cup shortening
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 ½ cups granulated sugar
  • 2 ¾ cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons cream of tartar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Prepare a cooking sheet with nonstick cooking spray or parchment paper.
  • Using an eletric mixer cream together unsalted butter, shortening, eggs, and granulated sugar.
  • In a seperate bowl whisk together all-purpose flour, cream of tartar, baking soda, and salt.
  • Add dry ingredients in with your wet and mix togehter. Once mixed together well form 1 inch balls of dough.
  • Mix ¼ cup of granulated sugar and ground cinnamon together and place on a plate. Roll each cookie dough ball in cinnamon and sugar and place on your prepared cookie sheet.
  • Bake for 8 minutes. These cookies can go from cooked to over cooked very quickly. Remove them from the oven and leave them on the baking sheet for 2 minutes then place on a cooking rack and serve.


  • Tip: The shortening will help the cookies stay soft, while the butter will give it flavor. 


Serving: 1cookieCalories: 187kcalCarbohydrates: 26gProtein: 2gFat: 9gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 26mgSodium: 77mgPotassium: 64mgFiber: 1gSugar: 15gVitamin A: 141IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 8mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Snickerdoodle
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