Chewy Snickerdoodle Cookies

What Are Snickerdoodle Cookies?

This easy recipe is made of buttery sugar cookie dough rolled into balls, coated in cinnamon sugar, and baked into chewy, tangy cookies. Ready in just 30 minutes!

Simple Ingredients

You'll need a few ingredients to make this easy recipe, so round them up and let's get started!

Combine the Dry Ingredients

Whisk together the flour, cream of tartar, baking soda, and salt.


Beat together the butter and 1 1/2 cups of sugar until fluffy and light in color.

Put It All Together

Mix in the eggs, one at a time, followed by the vanilla and the dry ingredients.

Coat the Cookies

Whisk together cinnamon and sugar. Roll the cookie dough into balls and roll each ball in the cinnamon sugar.


Arrange the cookie dough balls on the baking sheet and bake for 6-8 minutes.


Allow the cookies to cool for a couple of minutes on the baking sheet before transferring to a cooling rack.


Store cookies in an airtight container.

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