stacked snickerdoodles

Classic Chewy Snickerdoodle Recipe

The bold flavors of cinnamon will fill your kitchen as you make this chewy snickerdoodle recipe. Every bite melts in your mouth, and the cinnamon sugar lightly dusts your lips.

Prep: 15Cook: 15Total: 30 minutes
Yield 40 cookies 1x


  • 2 3/4 cup white flour
  • 2 tsp cream of tartar
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup softened butter (1.5 sticks)
  • 1.5 cups white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla

Cinnamon Sugar Coating

  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon


  1. Preheat oven to 375F and line baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix together flour, cream of tartar, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt.
  3. In a large bowl, use a hand mixer to blend together butter and sugar. Add in two eggs and vanilla and beat until creamy.
  4. Slowly add in flour mixture and mix until totally combined.
  5. Mix together sugar and cinnamon in a small bowl.
  6. Use a small cookie scoop or 1.5 tbsp dough to roll into balls. Then roll dough in cinnamon sugar mixture.
  7. Place on baking sheet and bake for 10-12 minutes. Let cool 5 minutes before moving to a cooling rack.
  8. Store in airtight container.
Author: ErinCategory: holiday, cookieMethod: ovenCuisine: American