The Snickerdoodles are typical American soft cookies covered with sugar and cinnamon. Aromatic, sweet but with a hint of salty, with amazing soft texture. This adorable cookies will make your breakfasts and snacks really special!

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For 2 Dozen(s)


  • 200 g soft butter
  • 0.5 cup white sugar
  • 0.5 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp cream of tartar
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 2.75 cup all-purpose flour
  • 0.5 lemon (only the zest)

Ingredients for the topping

  • 0.25 cup (or less) white sugar
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon

Snickerdoodles Directions

  1. In a bowl place the butter and beat it slowly with two types of sugar until it becomes light and fluffy (2 - 3 minutes).

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  2. Add the egg, egg yolk, vanilla extract and stir for a minute with the mixer until incorporated.

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  3. Add the salt, cinnamon, lemon zest, baking soda and cream of tartar. Mix again for another 30 seconds.

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  4. Add the flour and stir briefly until just incorporated.

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  5. Shape dough into small balls. Mix the sugar and the cinnamon then roll balls in cinnamon - sugar mixture.

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  6. Place the balls on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper then and flatten them slightly.

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  7. Bake the cookies for about 10 minutes in preheated oven at 170° C. Allow to cool down for at least 15 minutes before serving.

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Tuesday, 01 November 2016
Looks beautiful and delicious - Sandjajam

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