A classic cinnamon-sugar cookie, this recipe makes Snickerdoodles that are crunchy on the outside and chewy on the inside.
This is a classic vanilla sugar cookie that is rolled in a mixture of cinnamon and sugar.
They are perfect for parties or those Christmas cookie boxes, it is baked until crispy on the outside and soft and chewy on the inside.
Ingredients for Snickerdoodles – For Cookie Dough: – 1 1/2 cups (187 grams) all-purpose flour – 1 teaspoon cream of tartar – tsp baking soda – tsp salt – cup (113 g) unsalted butter, softened to room temperature (8 Tbsp or 1 stick) – cup (150 g) granulated sugar – 1 large egg (preferably at room temperature) – 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
For the Cinnamon Sugar Coating: – 2 tablespoons (25 grams) granulated sugar – 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon
Servings - 36 cookies, Prep time - 30 mins, Cooking time - 8 mins, Type - Cookies
Cream of tartar is an acid that reacts with baking soda to produce the rise and distinctive tart flavor in these Snickerdoodle cookies.
If you don't have it or don't want to buy it, you can use 1.5 teaspoons of baking powder instead of cream of tartar and baking soda.