It’s easy to make these absolutely DELICIOUS snickerdoodles! These classic cookies are soft and puffy, and are coated with a cinnamon sugar topping!
I recently tried a new recipe for Snickerdoodles. I’ve been baking snickerdoodle cookies for years and years with the same old recipe, and love them!
Recently I saw a “new” recipe on a website I love that looked interesting, so I gave it a try. The blogger I got this snickerdoodles recipe from is Chris Scheuer, at The Cafe Sucré Farine. She found this recipe in a cookbook from a famous bakery in London, England.
Bakeries tend to get things right in the cookie baking department, so I knew THESE snickerdoodles just HAD to be delicious, so I made a batch. The result? Outstanding! Do you know the story behind the humble snickerdoodle cookie? It’s pretty interesting. Find out here. It’s become such a well loved American classic cookie!
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Typical Recipes For Snickerdoodles Produce A FLAT Cookie
My tried and true recipe for snickerdoodles are delicious, but usually come out fairly flat in appearance, like these pictured below. They’re absolutely wonderful, but flat in shape.
These Snickerdoodles Are Soft And PUFFY!
Not these NEW beauties! The snickerdoodles puffed up quite nicely! These cookies have a delicious cinnamon/sugar topping. The inside of the cookies are soft and fluffy, making these the perfect snickerdoodles, in my humble opinion.
I am glad I found this recipe and will happily make these yummy cookies again. Snickerdoodles would be perfect for gift-giving over the holidays or for a special occasion! They are easy to make… and let’s be honest here… who doesn’t love to eat cookies over the holidays? Wait, wait… who doesn’t like a good cookie ANYTIME???
Once the dough is made, the snickerdoodles are rolled into balls, coated with cinnamon and sugar, and then are ready to bake!
Baked Snickerdoodles Are Nice And PUFFY!
Once the cookies have baked, they look like THIS! Behold… the humble little snickerdoodle! Can you tell that it is puffy? They are light and airy, and absolutely wonderful.
Maybe you can see how puffy and “pillowy” these snickerdoodle cookies are in the photo below. Yum. You’re gonna need to run and grab a cup of coffee, and help me eat these cute snickerdoodles! I would love to share a few with you!
Hope you will give these delicious cookies a try. I know you’re gonna LOVE them!
Would You Like More Cookie Recipes?
Here are a few cookie recipes on my blog. You can find these and other yummy cookie recipes in the Recipe Index, located at the top of the page.
- Chocolate Crinkle Cookies
- Spring Flower Sugar Cookies
- Snowball Cookies
- Pumpkin Cheesecake Snickerdoodles
- Oatmeal Raisin
- Butter Pecan Crisps
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Recipe Source: http://thecafesucrefarine.com/2012/06/snicker-doodles-from-londons-famous/#_a5y_p=1383068
- 4 oz. butter , softened
- 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 2 large eggs
- 3 1/4 cups all purpose flour
- 1 1/2 teaspoons cream of tartar
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/4 cup granulated sugar
- 1 1/2 Tablespoons ground cinnamon
- Preheat your oven to 325 degrees.
- In a large mixing bowl, cream together the butter, granulated sugar, and vanilla extract until mixture is light and fluffy.
- Add eggs to the mixture. Mix well until combined.
- Add the rest of the cookie ingredients to this mixture a little at a time. Mix until well combined.
- In a separate small bowl, mix the sugar and cinnamon together for the coating.
- Form cookies. Use approximately a 2 Tablespoon size scoop of cookie dough, and roll it between your (clean) hands to form a ball. Place the dough ball into the cinnamon-sugar mixture, and roll it in the mixture until all sides of the dough ball are coated.
- Place each coated dough ball onto parchment paper (or wax paper) lined baking sheets, about 2 inches apart from each other.
- Bake in 325 degree oven for about 12 minutes (or until the cookies are a light brown color). When done, let cookies cool on pan for a couple of minutes, then remove cookies and place them on a wire rack to cool. Cookies will crack a bit... don't worry... it's ALL GOOD.
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