Snickerdoodle Cookie Recipe

Snickerdoodle Cookie

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Soft, chewy sugar cookie rolled in cinnamon and sugar that is crisp on the outside and tender on the inside. Easy recipe for begininers.


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1 cup shortening

1 1/2 cups granulated sugar

2 eggs

2 3/4 cup all purpose flour

2 teaspoons cream of tarter

1– teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon salt

1-teaspoon vanilla

Coating: 1/2 cup granulated sugar + 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon


  1. Preheat oven to 400.  Line baking sheets with parchment paper, set aside.
  2. In large mixing bowl, cream together shortening and sugar until thick and creamy.
  3. Add eggs and vanilla beat until mixed.
  4. Sift together flour, cream of tarter, baking soda and salt in separate bowl.  Spoon blended flour mixture into cookie dough.  Beat dough to blend but do not over beat.
  5. Mix together coating in small bowl, set aside. Roll dough into 1” balls, roll into cinnamon and sugar coating.  Place balls on baking sheet 2” apart.  Bake at 400 for 8-10 minutes.


This recipe was share by Mrs. Patricia Crafton. My high school home economics teacher.