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Snickerdoodle Cookies recipe

You have to try this very easy but delicious Snickerdoodle Cookies Recipe. It is a family favorite. Snickerdoodle Cookies are not very complicated to make.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Snickerdoodle Cookies recipe
Servings: 36
Calories: 122kcal
Author: Eating on a Dime


  • ½ cup shortening
  • ½ cup butter you could use an entire cup of butter or an entire cup of shortening, but I liked it like this
  • cups white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons cream of tartar
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • Topping:
  • 2 tablespoons white sugar
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  • In a medium bowl, cream together the shortening, butter and sugar. Stir in the eggs.
  • Combe the flour, baking soda, cream of tartar, and salt in a different bowl.
  • Stir into the creamed mixture until well blended.
  • In a small bowl, stir together the 2 tablespoons of sugar, and the cinnamon.
  • Roll dough into one inch sized balls, then roll the balls in the cinnamon-sugar.
  • Place them onto a cookie sheet and Bake 8 to 10 minutes. Edges should be slightly brown.
  • Allow to cool before enjoying. ?


Calories: 122kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 89mg | Potassium: 41mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 92IU | Calcium: 5mg | Iron: 1mg