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!!!
- 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