Classic Snickerdoodles Cookie Recipe Ingredients
- 1/2 cup butter, softened at room temperature
- 1/2 cup vegetable shortening, or substitute another 1/2 cup butter
- 1 1/2 cups white sugar
- 2 large eggs
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 2 3/4 cups flour
- 2 teaspoons cream of tartar
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/3 cup sugar
- 1 tablespoon cinnamon
Classic Snickerdoodles Cookie Recipe Directions
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In your kitchen mixer, cream the butter, shortening (or more butter), sugar, eggs and vanilla extract. Once they’re well-blended, add the flour about 1 cup at a time. With the last 3/4 cup of flour, also add the cream of tartar, baking soda and salt and mix just until blended. In a separate bowl, mix the sugar and cinnamon. Using a cookie scoop or just your hands to roll into evenly sized balls of dough, and roll them in the cinnamon and sugar mixture. Place 2 inches apart on a cookie sheet (lined with parchment paper if you have it). Bake about 10 minutes. They should be set, with slightly browned edges, but not hard. No one likes a too-crunchy snickerdoodle, aight? Recipe makes about 30 snickerdoodle cookies with a 1.5 tablespoon cookie scoop.
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