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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


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.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 12 mins
Total Time 32 mins
Course Cookies, Brownies and Bars
Cuisine American
Servings 48



  • 1 cup Crisco shortening
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 3/4 cups Gold Medal 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 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.
  • 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.


  • 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.
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Keyword cinnamon, cookie, dessert
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