Fantastical Sharing of Recipes...and more!: Snickerdoodles

Friday, March 30, 2012

Snickerdoodles

I am no stranger to sweets and I will try any sweets at least once. Snickerdoodles were a cookie that I had never made or eaten. When I lived with my in-laws and they had cookie dough from a chorus fundraiser my brother-in-law had participated in, we had plenty of snickerdoodle dough. I just never chose to eat any of them. {How could I choose them over white chocolate macadamia nut????} I knew they had cinnamon in them, but that was really as far as my knowledge went.

As I've mentioned before, I've been going through my old recipes and trying to make the old before I try the newer ones.  I was happy to try out a cookie recipe. I think they are probably my favorite "dessert" - they are small in portion size and they keep well. They don't take up a lot of space.

This recipe was fantastic. The cookies were fluffed up and they were soft and chewy on the inside with a bit of crunch on the outside. I loved the sugar cookie-esque taste with the cinnamon in it!

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What you need:
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp. cream of tartar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tbsp. sugar
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
Directions:
Beat butter for 30 seconds in mixer.

Add 1 cup sugar, baking soda, and cream of tartar. Beat until combined.

Beat in egg and vanilla.

Add flour and stir until combined.

Cover and chill dough for one hour.
Preheat oven to 375* and combine 2 tbsp. sugar and cinnamon together in a small bowl.
Shape chilled dough into 1-inch balls and roll through cinnamon-sugar mixture.
{Trying to find the best light in my kitchen is hard when there is a tree shadowing the sunlight in my only window in there...booo!}

Place on ungreased cookie sheet and bake for 10 to 12 minutes. 
 
 
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    2 comments:

    Dorothy @ Crazy for Crust said...

    I love snickerdoodles! So yummy. Thanks for sharing on CST this week!

    cupsbykim said...

    Yum! Snickerdoodles!! I'd like to invite you to share these at my party!

    http://cupsbykim.blogspot.com/2012/03/sweet-simple-sunday-3.html

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