Easy Snickerdoodles Cookie Recipe: A Secret Ingredient Makes Them Even Better (20 Minutes) by Kimberly Johnson

Easy Snickerdoodles Cookie Recipe: A Secret Ingredient Makes Them Even Better (20 Minutes)

Want to kick your snickerdoodle cinnamon cookie recipe up a notch? I have a secret ingredient in my back pocket that makes my snickerdoodles even more moist and delicious. Drumroll, please...

Add cinnamon baking chips. Seriously! The result is amazing. If you enjoy snickerdoodles, then I know this will be your new favorite cookie recipe (especially since they come together in only 20 minutes)!

Serve these simple cinnamon cookies for dessert with a cup of tea or coffee, or as a sweet snack with a glass of milk for your loved ones. I'm pretty sure they will love you even more after taking the first yummy bite!

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Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes

Servings: 24


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Recipe Notes

  • To make these cookies gluten-free, use gluten-free flour.
  • This recipe should make about 24 cookies, depending on the size of the balls you shape.
  • Store the cookies in an airtight container.

Here's how to make them:

  1. Cream butter and sugar together. Add vanilla extract and eggs and mix until creamy. 
  2. Stir in flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Mix until combined. Stir in the cinnamon chips. 
  3. Mix the cinnamon and sugar together in a bowl. 
  4. Shape the dough into balls and roll in cinnamon-sugar mixture. Place the balls 3 inches apart on a parchment paper-lined baking sheet. Don't flatten the balls. 
  5. Bake for approximately 10 minutes in a preheated 375-degree F oven, until set and lightly brown. Cool on a wire rack.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories: 180

Total Fat: 7g

Saturated Fat: 4.6g

Cholesterol: 24mg

Sodium: 114mg

Total Carbohydrate: 26.7g

Dietary Fiber: 0.4g

Total Sugars: 16.5g

Protein: 2.5g

Vitamin D: 4mcg

Calcium: 38mg

Iron: 1mg

Potassium: 63mg

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Donna John
Snickerdoodles are one of my favorite cookies. I make my grandma's recipe and underbake them so they're super soft. So good! Love the cinnamon chips idea. Going to try that soon.
Elisa Schmitz
What a delicious recipe. Love the secret ingredient for even extra yum!

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