Monday, November 26, 2012

Fat & Fluffy Snickerdoodles

I've never made snickerdoodles.  I've eaten plenty, but never made them. Well, I've been making a LOT of cookies lately.  Between the online cookie auction and cookie swaps, cookies have been a plenty around here.  I wanted to try some different recipes and was excited when I found these Snickerdoodle cookies.

 I loved how easy these were to make.  Actually, what made them super easy was that I had the kids roll them into balls and dip into the cinnamon sugar.  They had a blast and I didn't have to do much at all. We ate some and sent some to several friends and everyone has given positive reviews!  My kids are already asking for them again!

Fat & Fluffy Snickerdoodles
Recipe from How Sweet It Is

1/2 cup butter, softened
1 cup sugar
1 egg
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1 3/4 cups all purpose flour
1/4 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
2 tbsp. milk
1/4 cup sugar + 1 tbsp. cinnamon for dipping

Preheat oven to 375. Cream butter and sugar with mixer until smooth.  Add egg and vanilla, mixing well to combine, about 2 minutes.  Stir in flour, baking powder, salt and 1 1/2 tsp. cinnamon.  Mix until dough comes together.  Add milk.  If dough is still crumbly, add milk 1 tbsp. at a time until it comes together.  Refrigerate for about 30 minutes.

In a bowl, combine remaining sugar and cinnamon.  Remove dough from the fridge and roll into 1 in. balls.  The kids like to do this.  Roll in the cinnamon sugar mixture and place on baking sheet.  Lightly press down on dough to flatten it just a bit.  Bake at 375 for about 10 minutes.


  1. ooh.
    the husband soooo loves the DOODLES, too.


  2. I have been thinking about snickerdoodles SOO much - these are making me drool. Sounds & looks so yummy...trying soon. Glad you shared.

  3. I have to let all your readers know i was one of the lucky recipients of these cookies and yes they are so incredible! I was really enamored of how fat & fluffy they were--I've never had a snickerdoodle like them and this will be the next recipe I make when I make Snickerdoodles.

  4. That is my Aunt's favorite cookie, although she's asking me to make her the same cookies I made her last year - she said they had dried cranberries in them and I have no recollection! Hopefully I blogged it, I haven't looked yet!

    Hooray for Skinny Snowman Challenge! I found your comment - so weird, not sure why it went into spam!

  5. These sound good and easy!! I've heard so much about these cookies, I'll have to put them on the list :)

  6. My son loves snickerdoodles so I'll be making some for him as soon as I'm feeling up to it.