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Snickerdoodles - Flashback Friday

The scent of cinnamon baking is one of my favourites. Fall is in the air and I was looking back at some of the recipes I'd posted other years at the beginning of this new season. With school lunches and after school snacks most likely being in high demand I thought Snickerdoodles was a good recipe for today.

  • 1 cup butter, room temperature
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
Sugar Coating:
  • 4 tablespoons white sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  1. Cream together butter, sugar, eggs and vanilla until creamy.
  2. Add dry ingredients and beat until well incorporated.
  3. In a small bowl stir together sugar coating ingredients.
  4. Roll dough into 1 1/2" balls and roll in sugar coating, coating all sides.
  5. Bake in 375ºF oven for 8 minutes. (do not over bake) 
  6. Allow to sit on pans to cool for 1-2 minutes and then remove to cooling rack.
These cookies freeze well.
Yields: 2 1/2 dozen cookies


  1. oh, YUM!!!! I am going to make some of these as soon aas we get home from the ranch! Thank you!

  2. Snickerdoodles and Monkey Faces were the first cookies I made in my Mom's tiny kitchen in PA. Just reading the names brings back wonderful memories of a white house, little red barn, lots of trees and - best of all - a little gurgling creek that ran through a corner of our front yard, under the stone-walled bridge, through Halteman's meadows, down to the larger Branch Creek, eventually into the Schuylkill River. Don't know if I ever shared the cookies with the neighbor kids, but we shared many wonderful times in that little creek!

  3. Very good recipe, my wife was satisfied by this Snickerdoodles. I'm studying in cookery school and will do my homework founded on your recipes.


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