Learn how to make snickerdoodle cookies with this easy recipe, which results in soft, chewy, and cinnamon-sweet snickerdoodle cookies.
1cupunsalted butteror 2 sticks, at room temperature
1 ½cupsgranulated sugar
2large eggsat room temperature
2 ¾cupsall-purpose flour
2tspcream of tartar
Preheat the oven to 375°F and line a cookie sheet with parchment paper or a silicone baking pad.
Cream butter with sugar for about 2 to 3 minutes at medium speed, using a stand mixer, until it's light and fluffy. Add eggs one at a time and beat until well incorporated.
1 cup unsalted butter, 1 ½ cups granulated sugar, 2 large eggs
Add and mix dry ingredients in a few batches to avoid a flour storm. Stir with a spatula to make sure you get everything at the bottom of the bowl.
2 ¾ cups all-purpose flour, 2 tsp cream of tartar, 1 tsp baking soda, ½ tsp salt
Use a medium cookie scoop (size of 2 tablespoons) and scoop out the dough into balls. Roll with your hands until round and smooth. In a small bowl, combine the sugar with cinnamon. Roll each cookie dough ball in the cinnamon sugar mixture until completely covered, then place on a cookie sheet at least 2 inches apart.
¼ cup granulated sugar, 1 tbsp ground cinnamon
Bake for 10 to 12 minutes and allow to cool on the cookie sheet for 5 minutes before transferring to a cooling rack to cool completely.