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Snickerdoodle Cookies

Snickerdoodle Cookies

Snickerdoodle Cookies

  • Cook Time: 30 Minutes
  • Yield: 4 dozen 2-inch cookies

Cinnamon's flavor shines in this classic cookie.


  • 2 tsp. Cream of Tartar
  • 3 tbsp. sugar
  • ½ c. shortening
  • 2 tsp. Ground Cinnamon
  • ¾ c. all-purpose flour
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ½ c. sugar
  • ½ c. butter OR margarine, softened
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 2 eggs


  1. Preheat oven to 400ºF.
  2. Mix together butter, shortening and sugar in a large bowl. Add eggs and beat until mixture is fluffy. Beat in flour, cream of tartar, baking soda and salt.
  3. Combine 3 tablespoons sugar and cinnamon in a small bowl. Form dough into 1-inch balls. Roll balls in the sugar cinnamon mixture; place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheet.
  4. Bake 8 to 10 minutes, until cookies are lightly browned, but still soft. (Cookies will puff up at first, then flatten out).