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The Easiest Snickerdoodles Recipe

Jeena J Billimoria
This easy recipe will have you baking snickerdoodles beyond Christmas for an edible rush of comfort enveloped by cinnamon and sugar!
Course Dessert
Servings 9 cookies


  • cups flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ½ cup + 2 tbsp butter, room temperature
  • ¾ cup + 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon powder


  • Preheat the oven at 180 degrees Celsius.
  • Mix the flour, baking powder and salt in a bowl and set aside.
  • In a bowl of an electric mixer, beat the butter and sugar till pale and fluffy.
  • And in the egg and vanilla extract and incorporate.
  • Add the flour mixture to the butter mixture a little at a time, until just combined.
  • In a small bowl or plate, mix in the remaining sugar and cinnamon powder and then make palm-sized cookie dough balls and roll into the mixture. Coat the balls evenly.
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  • Place the cookie dough balls 3-inches apart on a parchment lined baking tray, and press down gently.
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes until golden brown, then remove from the oven and allow them to cool and set on a wire rack.
    easy snickerdoodles recipe
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