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Snickerdoodles | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | the BEST #Snickerdoodles #recipe ever! These are our favorite #cookies. Terrific for #potluck & #Tailgating parties. Every bite will have you in ecstasy! #cinnamon #dessert #SnickerdoodlesDessert #CinnamonDessert #FavoriteSnickerdoodlesCookies


Teresa Ambra
An American classic, Snickerdoodles are a wonderful Sugar Cookie with a cinnamon-sugar coating on the outside. These cookies are delectable! Perfect for potlucks, tailgating or office parties, watching soccer practice or backyard barbecues.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 32 minutes
Course Cookies, Brownies and Bars, Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 48
Calories 101 kcal


  • 2 large 18x26" cookie sheet pans
  • 1 electric mixer
  • 1 large mixing bowl
  • 1 small bowl
  • 1 wooden spoon
  • measuring cups
  • measuring spoons
  • 1 spatula



  • 1 cup Crisco shortening no substitutes
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 3/4 cups UNBLEACHED all-purpose flour bleached flour toughens baked goods
  • 2 tsp. cream of tartar
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp. salt


  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tbsp. cinnamon



  • Cream shortening, sugar, eggs, baking soda, cream of tartar and salt, beating well.
  • Add flour and stir with a wooden spoon until well combined.
  • Roll into golfball-size balls then roll the ball in a mixture of cinnamon sugar.
  • Bake 2” apart in a 350° oven for 10-12 minutes.
  • Rotate cookie sheets on oven racks half way through baking time.
  • Cool completely.


  • Stir to combine.
  • Roll cookies in cinnamon-sugar mixture before baking.


NOTE: The original recipe called for 2 tbsp. sugar and 2 tbsp. cinnamon for the cinnamon sugar mixture. This is usually not enough to roll the cookies in. I usually use ½ cup sugar with 2 tbsp. cinnamon.
© Can’t Stay Out of the Kitchen


Calories: 101kcalCarbohydrates: 14gProtein: 1gFat: 5gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 8mgSodium: 42mgPotassium: 47mgFiber: 1gSugar: 8gVitamin A: 13IUVitamin C: 0.02mgCalcium: 9mgIron: 0.4mg
Keyword cinnamon, cookie, dessert
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