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Soft Snickerdoodles Recipe

Soft Snickerdoodles


  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 3/4 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons cream of tartar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 3 teaspoons cinnamon


  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Mix the sugar (1 1/2 c.), butter, and eggs in a large bowl. Combine the dry ingredients---flour, cream of tartar, salt, and baking soda in another bowl. Add the dry ingredients into the butter mixture and mix well. Chill the dough on an ungreased cookie sheet in the fridge for 15 minutes.
    In a small bowl, mix the 3 T. sugar and 3 tsp. cinnamon together. Roll 1 inch balls of dough in the cinnamon and sugar and and place on the cookie sheet. Bake for 10 minutes, or until lightly browned.
    Makes 2 dozen cookies.