Scrumptious Snickerdoodles

READY IN: 18mins
Recipe by QueenJellyBean

This is my favorite recipe for these. I "stole" the recipe from one of my good friend's moms and now this is the only recipe I use for these cookies! I especially love that the dough doesn't have to be refrigerated. Cooking time is per pan.

Top Review by HokiesMom

Wonderful cookies! These have a nice soft texture. Mine did not flatten out the first go round so I had nice snickerdoodle balls but then the other sheets I pressed them down using a glass and they were perfect (maybe the humidity 'round these parts was messing with the cookies). Did not matter as they are a nice light cookie full of flavor! Made for the I Recommend Tag Game in Cooking Games with Friends Forum based off of loof's review!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400*.
  2. Cream together butter, shortening, sugar, egg and the vanilla. Blend in the flour, cream of tartar, soda and salt.
  3. Mix the sugar and cinnamon for the rolling mixture in a small bowl.
  4. Shape rounded spoonfuls of dough into balls and roll the balls in the mixture. Place two inches apart on un-greased baking sheets.
  5. Bake 8-10 minutes or until set but do NOT over bake!
  6. Remove from cookie sheets and cool on rack. Store in airtight container as soon as they are at room temperature.

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