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Recipe: Old fashioned snickerdoodles

A fabulous recipe for snickerdoodle cookies.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Dessert
Servings 24 cookies


  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp cream of tartar
  • 1 egg
  • Half tsp vanilla
  • 1 and a half cups flour
  • **2 tablespoons sugar
  • **1 tsp cinnamon
  • ** = do not mix these ingredients in with the others. These will be used later.


  • Mix everything except the last two ingredients in a large bowl with an electric mixer.
  • If the dough is not firm enough, cover it and store it in the fridge for a few hours.
  • Roll the dough into small balls.
  • Coat the top of each ball in the 2 tbs sugar and 1 tsp cinnamon. Do not coat the bottom or they may burn.
  • Bake the cookies in a 375 degree oven for 8 minutes.
  • Let the cookies cool for 5-10 minutes before serving and eating.
Keyword cookies