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Snickerdoodle Cookies

Deliciously soft and chewy snickerdoodle cookies with cinnamon sugar.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cookies, Snickerdoodle
Servings: 24 mini cookies
Calories: 90kcal


  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp cream of tartar
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 tbsp sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon


  • Preheat the oven to 350F.
  • Mix butter, 3/4 cup sugar and eggs in a large bowl until well combined.
  • Combine the flour, cream of tartar, baking soda and salt in another bowl.
  • Blend the dry ingredients into the butter mixture until dough forms.
  • Chill the dough in a refrigerator (about 15 minutes).
  • In another small bowl, combine the remaining sugar and cinnamon.
  • Roll the dough into the desired size and roll in the cinnamon sugar until covered (remember to make miniature cookies, about 1/2" dough balls if you are using them for the cupcakes).
  • Place on a cookie sheet and bake 10 minutes (no more or you will have rocks for cookies!)
  • Remove from the tray and let cool on counter.