Delicious and Easy Snickerdoodle Cookies Recipe

Snickerdoodle cookies are a beloved classic, with their soft and chewy texture and warm cinnamon-sugar flavor. They’re perfect for any occasion, whether you’re looking for a sweet treat to enjoy with your morning coffee or a dessert to share with friends and family. This recipe is easy to make with just a few simple ingredients, and is sure to be a hit with anyone who tries them!


Ingredients Amount
Unsalted butter softened 1 cup
White granulated sugar 1 1/2 cups
Eggs 2
All-purpose flour 2 3/4 cups
Cream of tartar 2 tsp
Baking soda 1 tsp
Salt 1/4 tsp
White granulated sugar 3 tbsp
Ground cinnamon 1 tbsp


  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl, cream together the butter and 1 1/2 cups of sugar until light and fluffy.
  3. Beat in the eggs.
  4. In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, cream of tartar, baking soda, and salt.
  5. Gradually mix the flour mixture into the butter mixture until just combined.
  6. In a small bowl, mix the remaining 3 tablespoons of sugar and the ground cinnamon.
  7. Use a cookie scoop or spoon to form dough balls about 1 1/2 inches in diameter.
  8. Roll the dough balls in the cinnamon-sugar mixture until they are fully coated.
  9. Place the dough balls onto the prepared baking sheet, spacing them about 2 inches apart.
  10. Bake for 8-10 minutes, or until the edges are golden brown and the centers are set.
  11. Allow the cookies to cool on the baking sheet for 5 minutes before transferring them to a wire rack to cool completely.
  12. Enjoy your delicious homemade snickerdoodle cookies!


  • For a softer cookie, reduce the baking time by 1-2 minutes.
  • Store the cookies in an airtight container at room temperature for up to a week.

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