Snickerdoodle Cookies!

Looking for something new to try? Read on to learn how to make delicious Snickerdoodle cookies

Snickerdoodle Cookies!

Kayla Mingus, Copy Editor

Have you ever wanted to impress your family? Have you ever wanted to learn how to cook but you are not sure where to start? Have you ever wanted your house to smell like Snickerdoodles? Well, you’re in luck! Here is the perfect recipe for making snickerdoodle cookies for a beginner. Follow this recipe and you’ll have something new to bring to the potluck.

*remember to read the ingredients carefully*


  • Measuring cups and spoons
  • Mixing bowls, large and small
  • Cookie sheet
  • Spatula
  • Cooling rack
Basic Snickerdoodle ingredients (photo source: Lemon Peony)


  • 1 ½ cups sugar
  • 1 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 ¾ cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons cream of tartar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 teaspoon cinnamon



Order Of Work

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.

    Snickerdoodle Cookies (photo source: Modern Honey)
  2. In large bowl, cream together sugar, butter, vanilla, and eggs
  3. Add flour, cream of tartar, baking soda, and salt to creamed mixture; blend well
  4. Combine 2 tablespoons sugar and 2 teaspoons of cinnamon in a small bowl
  5. Shape dough into 1-inch balls
  6. Roll balls in sugar mixture
  7. Place balls 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet
  8. Bake for 8-10 minutes of until cookies spring back when lightly touches with the fingers
  9. Use a spatula to remove the hot cookies from the sheet. Place them on a rack to cool.

*store in a container with a tight lid

Makes: 3 dozen cookies