Mom's Snickerdoodle Cookies

Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 10 mins

I know that there are a lot of recipes for snicker doodle cookies but this is the recipe that my mother made while we were growing up and brings back wonderful memories. Just a guesstimate on how many cookies this makes.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Mix the cinnamon and 2 tablespoons sugar together in a seperate dish and set aside.
  3. Cream together the butter, shortening, 1 1/2 cups sugar and eggs.
  4. Blend in flour, cream of tartar, baking soda and salt.
  5. Shape dough into balls by rounded teaspoons.
  6. Roll balls in cinnamon mixture.
  7. Place balls 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet.
  8. Bake 8-10 minutes or until set.
  9. Remove immediately from cookie sheet.
Most Helpful

These cookies were very good! Just made them crispy on the edges and soft in the middle. Yummy!

ross_p1 December 21, 2009