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Try this snickerdoodle recipe for soft and chewy cinnamon-sugar cookies that everyone will enjoy. With crispy edges, chewy centers, and a deliciously spiced sugar coating, these cookies are a crowd please for sure. These snickerdoodle cookies have become very popular with my friends at church — and my pastor loves them. You will too!

Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
cook:
10 mins
total:
30 mins
Servings:
48
Yield:
48 cookies
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Ingredients

48
Original recipe yields 48 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Cookies:
Cinnamon-Sugar Coating:

Directions

Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).

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  • Make cookies: Beat sugar, butter, shortening, eggs, and vanilla in a large bowl until smooth and creamy.

  • Whisk flour, cream of tartar, baking soda, and salt together in a separate bowl. Gradually mix dry ingredients mixture into the wet ingredients just until combined. Shape dough into walnut-sized balls.

  • Make cinnamon-sugar: Combine sugar and cinnamon in a small bowl or zip-top plastic bag.

  • Place dough balls in cinnamon-sugar and roll or shake until coated. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until set but not too hard, 8 to 10 minutes, switching racks halfway through.

  • Remove from the oven and immediately transfer to wire racks to cool.

Nutrition Facts

92 calories; protein 1g; carbohydrates 12.4g; fat 4.3g; cholesterol 12.8mg; sodium 55.1mg. Full Nutrition
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