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Mom's Snickerdoodle Recipe

The perfect, chewy and soft snickerdoodle cookie with the right amount of cinnamon and sugar. You will love this sweet delicious cookie.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time8 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cinnamon and sugar, Cookie, Dessert
Servings: 48 cookies
Calories: 143kcal
Author: Camille Beckstrand

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 1/3 cup butter flavored shortening
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 Tablespoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Mix together the butter, shortening, sugar, and eggs in a mixing bowl.
  • Then add in the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  • Chill dough for about 30 minutes. Then roll into 1 1/4 inch balls.
  • In a separate bowl, mix 2 Tablespoons of sugar with 2 teaspoons of cinnamon. Roll dough balls in a cinnamon mixture.
  • Place about 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet.
  • Bake 7 to 9 minutes until lightly browned, but still soft.
  • Makes about 4 dozen cookies.

Nutrition

Calories: 143kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 14mg | Sodium: 140mg | Potassium: 29mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 28IU | Calcium: 31mg | Iron: 1mg