Recipes Snickerdoodles (Dessert, Holidays, Vegetarian)

Number of Servings

    2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour

    1 teaspoon baking soda

    1/4 teaspoon salt

    2 teaspoons cream of tartar

    1/2 cup unsalted butter

    1/2 cup shortening

    2 large eggs

    1/4 cup sugar

    1 teaspoon vanilla extract


    2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

    4 tablespoons sugar


Preheat oven to 400F. Line baking sheet with parchment paper. In a small bowl, sift together flour, baking soda, salt and cream of tartar. Set aside. In a large mixing bowl, beat butter and shortening on medium-high speed until creamy, about 2 minutes. Add sugar to creamed butter mixer. Mix for 2 minutes on medium speed, stop mixer, and scrape bowl. Mix for an additional 3 minutes on med-high speed, adding eggs one at a time. Add vanilla until mixed well. Reduce the mixer speed to low and add the flour in thirds until just combined. Shape dough into 1 inch balls. In a small bowl combine topping ingredients. Roll dough ball in topping mixer until well coated. Place on sheet 2 inches apart and flatten lightly with the bottom of a cup. Bake 8-10 minutes. Remove from oven and transfer to a wire rack to cool. Store in airtight container. 

Nutrition Information

140 calories; 8 g fat; 0 fiber; 16 g carbohydrates; 2 g protein; 30 mg cholesterol