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Snickerdoodle Cookies

The best soft and chewy snickerdoodles cookie recipe that is coated with cinnamon and sugar.  And it's an easy snickerdoodle recipe to make!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 33 minutes
Servings 36 cookies


  • 1 cup butter softened
  • 1 1/4 cups granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 4 Tbsp granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon


  • Using a mixer, cream together the butter, 1 1/4 cups sugar and the 1/4 cup of 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.
  • In a different medium bowl, mix together the flour, baking powder, salt and 1 tsp cinnamon.
  • Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet mixture and mix until combined.
  • To make it easier to roll the dough into balls, cover the bowl with plastic wrap and place in the refrigerator for 15-30 minutes.
  • Make the cinnamon sugar topping by combining the 4 Tablespoons sugar and 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon in a small bowl.
  • 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.
  • Place the Snickerdoodles on a cooling rack to cool completely.