Posted by Tina on Dec - 2 - 2012 under Cookies, Desserts, Recipes


This snickerdoodle recipe was given to me by my Mom.  She treated us to these cookies often when we were growing up and we loved to help her make them, dipping the little balls of dough into “sprinkles”.  Now I make and decorate these tasty treats with my kids.

Ingredients
  • 1 ½ cups of sugar
  • ½ cup of butter
  • ½ cup of shortening
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 ¾ cups all purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons cream of tartar
  • 1 teaspoon of baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon of salt

Topping Ideas

  • Nonpareils
  • Colored Sugar
  • Mixture of Cinnamon & Sugar
    (¼ cup sugar to 2 tsp cinnamon)
Cuisine: Cooking time: 8-10 mins Serving: 3 dozen
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Instructions:


  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F.
  2. Cream together the sugar, butter, shortening and eggs in a mixer.
  3. In a separate bowl blend the flour, cream of tartar, baking soda & salt.
  4. Add the flour mixture to the creamed butter & sugar and mix until dough comes together.
  5. Shape the dough into little 1.5 inch balls and then roll them in the topping of choice.
  6. Bake 8-10 minutes and cool on a wire rack.

Makes 3 dozen cookies

ToppingsAdding SprinklesSnickerdoodles
Nutrition Facts Serving Size 1 cookie Servings 36
Amount Per Serving
Calories 117 Calories from Fat 53.1
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5.9g 9%
Saturated Fat 3.0g 15%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 16mg 5%
Sodium 56mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 16g 5%
Dietary Fiber .3g 1%
Sugars 8.4g
Protein 1.8g 3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs. wp-nutrition-label
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