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Soft Snickerdoodle Cookies

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In this video, Betty makes Snickerdoodles Cookies, with the help of her grandson, Carter. Snickerdoodles have been around for a long time, and they are a favorite cookie in my family. They are characterized by a cracked surface and can be crisp or soft. In most recipes snickerdoodles are rolled in a mixture of white sugar and cinnamon to give the cookies their sweet, spicy flavor.
  Butter 1 Cup (16 tbs), softened
  Sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Eggs 2 , well-beaten
  Self rising flour 2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs)
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Ground cinnamon 1 Teaspoon

In a large mixing bowl, mix 1 cup softened butter with 1 ½ cups sugar. Add 2 well-beaten eggs, and use an electric mixer to blend thoroughly. Blend in 2 ¼ cups self-rising flour, a little at a time, until all of the flour is incorporated into the cookie dough. Form dough into 1-inch balls. Mix 2 tablespoons sugar and 1 teaspoon cinnamon in a shallow dish. Roll the cookie balls in the cinnamon-sugar mixture, if desired. Place cookie balls 2 inches apart on ungreased baking pan or cookie sheet. Bake at 400 degrees (F) 8 to 10 minutes, or until lightly brown and cracked on the top. Remove cookies from baking sheet and place on a rack to cool. You may place these on a flat tray and serve them warm. They are delicious when eaten warm with a cold glass of milk! I hope you enjoy this recipe! --Betty

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
No time to bake? Fret not! Betty’s version of the old-fashioned snickerdoodle cookie comes together in minutes and is quite a doodle to make too. Spice up your holiday basket with this mind-blowing spicy-sweet-soft cinnamon flavored cookie and garner all the applause. Watch this video to master the art.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 497 Calories from Fat 212

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 24 g37%

Saturated Fat 14.8 g74.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 113.3 mg37.8%

Sodium 485.7 mg20.2%

Total Carbohydrates 67 g22.5%

Dietary Fiber 1.5 g6%

Sugars 41.3 g

Protein 5 g10.6%

Vitamin A 15.3% Vitamin C 0.04%

Calcium 9% Iron 8.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Soft Snickerdoodle Cookies Recipe Video