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BEST Snickerdoodle Recipe – Soft and Delicious

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Snickerdoodles are the ultimate comfort cookie, and this easy snickerdoodle recipe is the best one I have EVER tried! These snickerdoodles are super easy to make, and the result is a soft, delicious cookie you will want to make over and over again!

The Best Snickerdoodle Recipe that makes delicious, soft snickerdoodles!

Easy Snickerdoodle Recipe

Raise your hand if you’d like a crowd-pleasing, taste bud-tempting cookie that will have your house smelling delicious as soon as you pop them in the oven??? This Snickerdoodle recipe is soft, sweet, and totally satisfying!

Because if you’re like me, you know there is nothing more disappointing than biting into a cookie and having crunchy crumbs fall out of your mouth. (My teeth need to sink into the cookie, not chip away at it!) This easy snickerdoodle recipe will not disappoint- it is my absolute favorite!

The Best Snickerdoodle Recipe that makes delicious, soft snickerdoodles!

I got this recipe years ago from my sister in law, a self-proclaimed cookie connoisseur. She was given a delicious recipe from a friend and made a couple of tweaks to make it better than ever!

Seriously you guys, you won’t need any other recipe for snickerdoodles ever again. This is THE BEST!

How To Make Snickerdoodles

Makes 3 dozen cookies

The Best Snickerdoodle Recipe that makes delicious, soft snickerdoodles!
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Snickerdoodle Recipe

Snickerdoodles are the ultimate comfort cookie, and this snickerdoodle recipe is the best one I have EVER tried! These snickerdoodles are super easy to make, and the result is a soft, delicious cookie you will want to make over and over again!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword cookie
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 3 dozen cookies
Calories 180 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1/2 Cup Margarine - softened
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 2 3/4 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons cream of tartar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 4 teaspoons cinnamon

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, mix margarine, shortening, 1 1/2 cups sugar and eggs until well blended.
  3. In a separate bowl, mix together flour, cream of tartar and baking soda. Add dry ingredients to sugar mixture and mix until just blended.
  4. In a small bowl combine 1/2 cup sugar and 4 tsp. cinnamon.
  5. Shape dough into 1 1/2" balls and roll into sugar and cinnamon mixture.
  6. Place on ungreased cookie sheet and bake for 8-10 minutes.
  7. Let your cookies cool for several minutes on the cookie sheet before putting them on a baking rack.
  8. Serve and share your snickerdoodles with your family and friends... or consume them all yourself with a tall glass of milk!

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Last year for Christmas, we gave our neighbors a stack of snickerdoodle cookies tied up with a bow and placed in a small gift box. Easy and delicious!

 

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Enjoy!

We originally published this snickerdoodle recipe on Somewhat Simple in July 2014. 

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