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The Best Snickerdoodle Recipe

Do you love snickerdoodle cookies? You’re in luck! I have the best recipe for snickerdoodle cookies. They’re soft and chewy, with a hint of cinnamon and sugar on top. And they’ll be ready to eat in just 30 minutes! You can make them tonight or tomorrow morning before work – it doesn’t matter when because these are always delicious.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: snickerdoodles
Servings: 36 cookies
Author: Jill


  • 2 1/2 cups All-purpose Flour
  • 2 teaspoons Cream of Tartar
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • 2 1/4 cups Granulated Sugar Divided
  • 1 cup Unsalted Butter Softened
  • 2 Large Eggs
  • 3 teaspoon Ground Cinnamon


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Line two sheet pans with a silicone liner or parchment paper.
  • Add flour, cream of tartar, baking soda and salt to a medium bowl, and mix until blended.
  • Cream together 2 cups sugar and the butter. Mix in the eggs.
  • Slowly add the dry ingredients and mix until just combined.
  • In a shallow bowl, mix 1/4 cup sugar and cinnamon.
  • Roll dough into 1″ balls and roll in cinnamon sugar to coat.
  • Place several inches apart on the prepared baking sheets.
  • Bake 8-10 minutes or until cookies firm up.