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Snickerdoodle Cookies

A classic cookie recipe that is a favorite for bake sales, Christmas cookie trays and more!


  • 1 cup butter room temperature
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 3/4 cups flour
  • 2 tsp cream of tartar
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt

Sugar Cinnamon Topping

  • 3 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, cream of tartar, baking soda, and salt together. Set aside.
  • In a small bowl mix together the sugar and cinnamon for the topping and set aside.
  • Using a stand or hand mixer, cream together sugar and butter.
  • Add the eggs, one at a time and mix until incorporated. Add vanilla and blend well.
  • Slowly add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix well.
  • Shape dough into 1 inch balls and roll in the cinnamon-sugar mixture.
  • Place 2 inches apart on ungreased or parchment lined cookie sheet.
  • Bake for 8-10 minutes or until done in the center.
  • Remove from the oven and let sit for 2 minutes. Place on a cooling rack until cooled.


Store in an air-tight container.
Recipe provided by Make Your Meals