Soft and Chewy Snickerdoodle Cookies

Recipe by smerrier
READY IN: 1hr 15mins




  • Beat butter and shortening in a large bowl until creamy and smooth.
  • Add in eggs one at a time beating after each addition.
  • In a separate medium sized bowl combine the flour, cream of tartar, baking soda, sugar and salt.
  • Beat 1/2 of the dry mixture into the wet mixture.
  • Beat the remaining 1/2 of the dry mixture into the wet mixture. Dough should be workable and not too soft.
  • Refrigerate dough uncovered for 30 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 375*.
  • Combine sugar and cinnamon in a small bowl.
  • Roll 1 inch balls of dough into the cinnamon mixture and place 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet.
  • Bake for 10 minutes.
  • Remove immediately from the cookie sheet onto a wire rack and let cool for 10 minutes before transporting them.