Snickerdoodles

These crackly topped sugar cookies are a perennial favorite with a whimsical name. Kids can help shape the dough and roll them in cinnamon-sugar.


Snickerdoodles

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Servings: 36
Yield: about 36 cookies
Prep Time: 25 mins
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Ingredients
  • 1/2  cup 
    butter, softened
  • 1   cup 
    granulated sugar
  • 1/4  teaspoon 
    baking soda
  • 1/4  teaspoon 
    cream of tartar
  • 1   
    egg
  • 1/2  teaspoon 
    vanilla
  • 1 1/2  cups 
    all-purpose flour
  • 2   tablespoons 
    sugar
  • 1   teaspoon 
    ground cinnamon
Directions
1.
In a medium mixing bowl beat butter with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds. Add the 1 cup sugar, baking soda, and cream of tartar. Beat until combined, scraping sides of bowl occasionally. Beat in egg and vanilla. Beat in as much of the flour as you can with the mixer. Using a wooden spoon, stir in any remaining flour. Cover and chill in the refrigerator for 1 hour.
2.
In a small mixing bowl combine the 2 tablespoons sugar and the cinnamon. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Roll balls in the sugar-cinnamon mixture to coat. Place 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet.
3.
Bake in a 375 degree F oven for 10 to 11 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Transfer cookies to a wire rack; cool. Makes about 36 cookies.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 66, Fat, total (g) 3, chol. (mg) 13, sat. fat (g) 2, carb. (g) 10, fiber (g) 0, pro. (g) 1, vit. A (IU) 97.18, sodium (mg) 36, Potassium (mg) 0, calcium (mg) 0, iron (mg) 0.36, Starch () 0.5, Fat () 0.5, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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