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A close up of three soft snickerdoodle cookies topped with cinnamon and sugar with in a container lined with parchment paper
Snickerdoodle Recipe
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
20 mins

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: cinnamon, cookie
Servings: 3 dozen cookies
Calories: 180 kcal
  • 1/2 Cup Margarine - softened
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 3/4 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons cream of tartar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 4 teaspoons cinnamon
  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!
Nutrition Facts
Snickerdoodle Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 180
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.