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.
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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.