Patty's Snickerdoodles

Recipe by Dissie

My mother in law makes the best snickerdoodles. She said she was given this recipe by an Aunt. Very delicious and easy!

Top Review by Kittencal@recipezazz

These cookies were chosen for kittencalskitchen forum cookie tag game, they baked out lovely and tasted just as good as they looked, I used all butter, thanks for sharing Dissie...
Merry Christmas!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 cup butter
  • 12 cup Crisco (butter flavored)
  • 1 12 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 34 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons cream of tartar
  • 14 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons sugar do not add to batter (for rolling balls in)
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon do not add to batter (for rolling balls in)


  1. Cream butter, shortening and sugar. Once fluffy, add in eggs one at a time until mixed thoroughly.
  2. Sift dry ingredients together, and stir in to wet ingredients.
  3. Mix the last 2 ingredients together in a small dish.
  4. Roll into balls the size of small walnuts.
  5. Roll balls into cinnamon sugar.
  6. Bake on lightly greased cookie sheet or one lined in parchment paper, 2 inches a part.
  7. Bake until lightly browned but stiff soft.
  8. Bake at 400 degrees for 8 to 10 minutes.
  9. (These cookies puff up at first, then flatten out).

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