The Best Soft & Chewy Snickerdoodle Cookies

the best soft and chewy snickerdoodle cookies recipe

For the past month, my daughter has been asking me to make Snickerdoodle Cookies, so I decided to try making them. These Snickerdoodle Cookies that I made are so good! We loved them so much that I made them three times within two weeks. Mostly we just ate them, but we did give some away to neighbors.

 

snickerdoodle cookie balls with cinnamon sugar

Here is the process how to make Snickerdoodle Cookies. Prepare the dough by using the recipe below. Once the Snickerdoodle cookie dough is formed, roll the dough into 1-inch balls. Then roll the balls in the cinnamon sugar mixture and place them on a cookie sheet that has been prepared with parchment paper.

 

 

snickerdoodle cookiesBake cookies at 350 degrees for 8-10 minutes. I always take my cookies out at 8 minutes because I like them really soft and chewy.

soft and chewy snickerdoodle cookiesPlace the snickerdoodles on a cooling rack to cool completely.

 

snickerdoodle cookies

Here is the recipe for the best soft & chewy Snickerdoodle Cookies:

 

Snickerdoodle Cookies
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Serves: 36
 
Ingredients
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1¼ cups sugar
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2¾ cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • CINNAMON SUGAR TOPPING:
  • 4 Tablespoons sugar
  • 1½ teaspoons cinnamon
Instructions
  1. Using a mixer, cream together the butter, 1¼ cups sugar and brown sugar. Add in the eggs one at a time and mix after egg is added. Then add the vanilla extract and mix until combined.
  2. In a different medium bowl, mix together the flour, baking powder, salt and 1 tsp cinnamon.
  3. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet mixture and mix until combined.
  4. Optional step: To make it easier to roll the dough into balls, cover the bowl with plastic wrap and place in the refrigerator for 15 minutes.
  5. Make the cinnamon sugar topping by combining the 4 Tablespoons sugar and 1½ teaspoons cinnamon in a small bowl.
  6. Roll the dough into 1-inch balls. Then roll the balls in the cinnamon sugar mixture and place them on a cookie sheet that has been prepared with parchment paper. Bake cookies at 350 degrees for 8-10 minutes.
  7. Place the Snickerdoodles on a cooling rack to cool completely.

 

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