Snickerdoodles (The Best)

Total Time
20 mins
8 mins

Everyone I know loves these cookies. I took a batch to a party once and disappeared within 30 min. with people asking for more. I especially like the cinnamon and sugar. I must admit, it is not my creation; I got it from the Pillsbury Complete Book of Baking.

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  1. Heat the oven to 400°F.
  2. Next, in a large bowl, beat 1 1/2 cups sugar and margarine until light and fluffy.
  3. Add vanilla and eggs and blend well.
  4. Add flour, cream of tartar, baking soda, and salt, and mix well.
  5. Mix 2 Tbsp sugar and 2 tsp cinnamon in small bowl.
  6. Shape the dough into balls (approx 1-inch or whatever your preference) and roll in the cinnamon-sugar mixture.
  7. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet.
  8. Bake at 400°F for 7 to 9 minutes or until set.
  9. Immediately remove from cookie sheets and cool completely.