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Best Snickerdoodles Recipe


Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 36 cookies
Author Sarah Averett

Ingredients

  • 2 & 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 cup butter, softened I use salted
  • 2 cups white sugar, divided
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tsp. cinnamon

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Sift together flour, baking powder, and salt; set aside.
  3. Cream together the butter and 1 & 1/2 cups sugar until pale yellow, about 2-3 minutes.

  4. Mix in eggs until well combined.
  5. Add the flour mixture, 1/2 cup at a time, until the dough comes together.

  6. In a separate, small bowl, combine 1/2 cup sugar and cinnamon together.

  7. Shape dough into about 1-3/4 inch balls and roll the balls in the cinnamon sugar.

  8. Space the balls about 3 inches apart on an ungreased baking sheet.

  9. Bake for 9-10 minutes. (Oven temperatures may vary. Cooking time may be more or less.)