Snickerdoodle Cookies

by Sherri on October 24, 2014 · 0 commentsThis post may contain an affiliate link. Read my Disclosure Policy here

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This week I broke down and made a completely non “clean” recipe for my kids.  It’s that 20% rule remember?  80% Clean eating and 20% indulge a little.  I definitely like to live a little too.

My daughter, aka “the Pinterest lover”, has been salivating over all the goodies she has seen on Pinterest and pleaded with me to let her make something “fun” (as she says)

So who doesn’t love a good Snickerdoodle cookies?  They are one of my favorites Mrs. Fields cookies growing up.  This recipe is perfection! A little crisp on the outside, soft on the inside.  Um Um good :-)

INGREDIENTS  (inspired by In the Oven)

1 stick (1/2 cup) butter, softened

1/2 cup granulated sugar

1/3 cup brown sugar

1 egg

1/2 teaspoon vanilla

1 1/2 cups flour

1/2 tsp baking soda

1/4 tsp cream of tartar

1/4 tsp salt

For the topping:

2 TBSP granulated sugar

1 tsp cinnamon

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In a medium, cream the butter, brown sugar and white sugar with an electric mixer.

Add the egg and vanilla and mix until smooth.

In another bowl, mix the flour, baking soda, cream of tartar and salt.

Pour the dry ingredients into wet ingredients and mix thoroughly.

Refrigerate the dough for 30 minutes.

Preheat oven to 300 degrees.

In a small bowl, mix the sugar with the cinnamon for the topping.

Roll about 1 1/2 tablespoons of the dough into a ball.

Then roll this ball in the cinnamon & sugar mixture and place on an ungreased cookie sheet.

Bake for 12 to 14 minutes.


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