Air-Fryer Snickerdoodles

Air-fryer cookies are indeed a thing, and a delicious one at that. Don't forget the milk!

snickerdoodle cookies stacked on pink plate
Photo: Jason Donnelly
Cook Time:
6 mins
Hands On Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
26 mins
15 cookies


  • 1 cup butter, softened

  • 1 ½ cup sugar

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1 teaspoon cream of tartar

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • 2 eggs

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

  • 3 cup all-purpose flour

  • ¼ cup sugar

  • 2 teaspoon ground cinnamon


  1. Preheat air fryer at 360°F. In a large bowl beat butter with a mixer on medium 30 seconds. Add 1 1/2 cups sugar, baking soda, cream of tartar, and salt. Beat 1 to 2 minutes or until light and fluffy, scraping bowl as needed. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Beat in flour.

  2. In a small bowl stir together 1/4 cup sugar and cinnamon. Divide dough into 1/4-cup portions and shape into balls. Roll each ball in cinnamon-sugar and flatten to 1/2-inch thickness. Place dough portions on 4-inch squares of parchment paper and arrange two or three at a time, in air-fryer basket. Cook 6 to 8 minutes or until golden. Remove with a wide spatula; cool on a wire rack.

Mini Cookie Pizzas

Preheat air fryer at 360°F. Prepare dough as directed and divide into seven 1/2-cup portions. Shape into balls and roll in cinnamon-sugar. On a 6-inch piece of foil, flatten one ball of dough to a 5-inch circle. Place in air-fryer basket and cook 6 to 8 minutes or until golden. Using foil, lift out pizza. Cool on foil on a wire rack. Repeat with remaining dough portions. Makes 7 mini pizzas.

To Store

Line a tray or baking sheet with parchment paper. Arrange coated dough mounds on prepared tray. Freeze 2 hours or until firm. Transfer to an airtight container and freeze up to 3 months. Thaw before cooking.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

302 Calories
13g Fat
43g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 15
Calories 302
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g 17%
Saturated Fat 8g 40%
Cholesterol 57mg 19%
Sodium 230mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 43g 16%
Total Sugars 24g
Protein 4g
Calcium 14mg 1%
Iron 1.3mg 7%
Potassium 75mg 2%
Folate, total 49.4mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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