Recipes and Cooking Snickerdoodles 4.4 (86) 1 Review These crackly-topped snickerdoodle cookies are a perennial favorite with a whimsical name. Kids can help shape the homemade snickerdoodle recipe in cinnamon-sugar. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on June 14, 2011 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Jason Donnelly Prep Time: 25 mins Chill Time: 1 hrs Bake Time: 10 mins Total Time: 1 hrs 35 mins Servings: 36 Yield: 36 cookies Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients ½ cup butter, softened 1 cup granulated sugar ¼ teaspoon baking soda ¼ teaspoon cream of tartar 1 egg ½ teaspoon vanilla 1 ½ cup all-purpose flour 2 tablespoon sugar 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon Directions In a medium mixing bowl beat butter with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds. Add the 1 cup sugar, baking soda, and cream of tartar. Beat until combined, scraping sides of bowl occasionally. Beat in egg and vanilla. Beat in as much of the flour as you can with the mixer. Using a wooden spoon, stir in any remaining flour. Cover and chill in the refrigerator for 1 hour. In a small mixing bowl combine the 2 tablespoons sugar and the cinnamon. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Roll balls in the sugar-cinnamon mixture to coat. Place 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake in a 375 degree F oven for 10 to 11 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Transfer cookies to a wire rack; cool. Makes about 36 cookies. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 66 Calories 3g Fat 10g Carbs 1g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 36 Calories 66 % Daily Value * Total Fat 3g 4% Saturated Fat 2g 10% Cholesterol 13mg 4% Sodium 36mg 2% Total Carbohydrate 10g 4% Protein 1g Iron 0.4mg 2% *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.