This is a quick & easy recipe for the classic soft snickerdoodle cookie. Serve as dessert with ice cream, or devour it simply as a snack.

Delicious balls of nostalgia rolled in a coating of excellence; serve with a cup of cheer and enjoy.

Find this recipe also soon on my blog: Michael's Test Kitchen !

Step 1: Ingredients

1 cup butter, softened

1 cup sugar

1 teaspoon vanilla

1 egg + 1 egg yolk

2 ¾ cups flour

2 teaspoons cream of tartar

1 teaspoon baking soda

½ teaspoon salt

2 teaspoons cinnamon

¼ cup sugar

Step 2: Cream It

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

Cream the butter and sugar together on high speed until light and fluffy.

Step 3: Egg It

Add egg, egg yolk and vanilla and mix to combine

Step 4: Dry Ingredients

In a medium bowl, mix together flour, salt, baking soda, and cream of tartar.

Add dry mixture to butter mixture, and mix to combine.

Step 5: Shape & Bake It

In a small shallow bowl, add ¼ cup sugar and cinnamon, mixing until combined.

Shape the cookie mixture into little ¾ inch balls, and roll each in the sugar and cinnamon mixture, placing each ball on a silicone-mat-lined baking sheet when done.
Place in oven and bake for around 10 minutes, or until set.

Step 6: Done!

Take out of oven and let cool before serving.

<p>I will have to try these!</p>
G'day Michael,<br><br>Are you using vanilla extract with bourbon essence in it????<br><br>Cheers Michael from Australia
<p>yes! it has bourbon in it</p>
<p>These cookies are a wonderful memory from my childhood. I think they will be around for a long time to come. Thanks for sharing the recipe and how to's. Nothing not to like about these tasty cookies. YUM !!!</p>
<p>thank you!</p>
<p>These look so good! I think I might make them!</p>
<p>Just made them. They didn't look even close to as good as yours, but they tasted delicious! Even my dad, who doesn't like sweets, thought they were good. Nice job!</p>
<p>great! thanks for making them!</p>
the instructions say baking soda, but the images show baking powder. which is it?
<p>Sorry it is actually baking soda. The baking soda needs to go with the Cream of Tartar to react.</p><p>thanks,</p><p>Michael</p>
<p>going to print it off!</p>
<p>Great! Let me know how it goes :)</p>

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