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Snickerdoodle Cookies

These soft and chewy cinnamon-sugar cookies are always a family favorite.

Recipe makes 2 dozen cookies


  • 1 cup unsalted butter (softened)
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 2 3/4 cup flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon Cream of Tartar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Cinnamon-Sugar Mixture:

  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons cinnamon


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

In a large mixing bowl, cream together sotftened butter and sugar until light and fluffy.  Once thoroughly mixed (after about 5 minutes) add the eggs and vanilla. Cream for 1-2 minutes longer.

Stir in flour, cream of tartar, baking soda, and salt, just until combined.

In a small bowl, stir together sugar and cinnamon.

Once complete, cover the dough and and let refrigerate for 20-30 minutes.

After the dough has cooled for 30 minutes, roll into small balls until round and smooth.

Drop into the cinnamon-sugar mixture and coat well.

Place on a parchment paper-lined baking sheet. Bake for 9-11 minutes.  Let cool for several minutes on baking sheet before removing from the pan.