You may think you have a good snickerdoodles recipe, but this one is the best. They are soft and have the absolute perfect combination of snickerdoodle flavors.
Did I mention they are soft? B/c the softness factor is amazing.
Just last week my husband made a request for these classic tasty cookies.
I am always making some kind of cookie or treat so he pretty much never requests something specific. Since he rarely asks for a specific treat I fulfilled his request (b/c I have a baking addiction and I love baking requests), and every single cookie he ate included the phrase, "Mmmmm, these are the best!" He really LOVES these cookies; I really should make them more often.
Though, my husband isn't the only one to claim these are the best. My neighbor and her 6 year old son, who apparently loves snickerdoodles, told me on more than one occasion that these cookies were the best.
Therefore, these Soft Snickerdoodles are the very best snickerdoodles, and now you have a chance at making the best.
Snickerdoodles- The Best Soft Snickerdoodles
Recipe: Alohamora slightly adapted from Better Homes and Gardens New CookBook
Active Time: 20 minutes
Inactive Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 1 1/2 dozen with the medium scoop
1/2 c. butter, softened
1 1/2 c. flour
1 c. sugar
1 tsp vanilla
1/4 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp cream of tarter
2 Tbsp sugar
1 tsp cinnamon, ground
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line 2 cookie sheets with parchment paper or a baking mat if you have it.
- In a medium bowl or stand mixer beat the butter for just a minute until creamy.
- Add 1/2 cup of flour, the sugar, egg, vanilla, baking soda, and cream of tarter to the bowl and mix until just combined.
- Add the remaining cup of flour and mix until just combined.
- Using a medium cookie scoop or a spoon shape dough into 2 inch balls.
- In a small ramekin or bowl stir to combine the remaining 2 tablespoons of sugar and cinnamon.
- Roll the cookie dough balls in the sugar/cinnamon mixture and place on your prepared cookie sheets.
- Bake cookies at 350 degrees for 9-11 minutes or until the edges are just barely golden. Nine was my magic number.
- Store leftover cookies in an airtight container.