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Snickerdoodle Cookies

Snickerdoodle Cookies

A simple cookie recipe with a very fun name!
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Total Time25 minutes
Course: Cookies
Cuisine: American, Canadian
Keyword: Cookies, Dessert
Author: Cheryl of


  • Baking sheets


Cookie Batter

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 cups white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp cream of tartar
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt

Cookie Coating

  • 2 tbsp white sugar
  • 2 tbsp cinnamon


  • Cream together butter and white sugar
  • Beat in eggs until creamy
  • Sift together flour, cream of tartar, baking soda and salt. Gradually adding the dry ingredients into the creamed mixture
  • Scoop and form even sized balls

Cookie Coating

  • Roll the raw cookie balls in the topping (sugar + cinnamon mixture)
  • Place balls on baking sheets lined with parchment approximately 1 1/2" apart (they will expand)
  • Bake at 400 degrees for 7 minutes then remove from oven. Allow cookies to remain on warm cookie sheets for 3 to 5 more minutes before transferring


The flavour intensifies in these cookies on day two. Enjoy!
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