Super Soft Snickerdoodle Cookies

Dennis ate 8! of these in about 5 minutes. It normally takes him 30 minutes to eat one. I cannot even describe how good these tasted. Mmm!! They were chewy and soft with that cinnamon flavor. So good! This recipe is going in the binder of awesome recipes.

The first cookie.

The cookies as we rolled them in cinnamon and sugar.

About to go into the oven!

Look how good they are!

Super Soft Snickerdoodle Cookies
makes: 24 cookies

· 1/2 cup butter

· 3/4 cup sugar
· 1 large egg
· 1 3/8 cups flour (3/8 = 1/4 + 2 T)
· 1 teaspoons cream of tarter
· 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
· 1/8 teaspoon salt
· 1 1/2 tablespoons sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons of cinnamon

1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
2. Cream butter, sugar and egg thoroughly in a large bowl.
3. Combine flour, cream of tartar, baking soda and salt in a separate bowl.
4. Blend dry ingredients into butter mixture.
5. Chill dough, and chill an ungreased cookie sheet for about 10-15 minutes in the fridge.
6. Meanwhile, mix 1 1/2 tablespoons sugar, and 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon in a small bowl.
7. Roll 1 inch balls of dough into the sugar/ cinnamon mixture.
8. Place on chilled ungreased cookie sheet, and bake for 8-10 minutes.

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  1. I had a recipe for Snickerdoodles many years ago and have lost it. Your recipe looks much better than my remembered version. I can’t wait to try it. Thanks for posting it.

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  2. We love baking these cookies, and the kitchen smells like butter and cinnamon. I hope you enjoy them too!

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  3. Sara, I just tried out this recipe and Drew and I love it! And it’s so easy!!! Thanks for sharing 🙂

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