Snickerdoodle Cookies

By May 18, 2009Baking, Cookies

Snickerdoodle Cookies are a favorite in our house. We like them a little under baked so they are nice and soft.

I use the same recipe that I have for years. The Butter Flavor Crisco gives the cookies are great buttery flavor and keeps them soft.


Snickerdoodle Cookies

A family favorite cookie that’s great for a special holiday and simple enough for everyday.

  • Cook Time: 7 minutes
  • Total Time: 7 minutes
  • Yield: about 5 doz.


  • 1 cup Butter Flavor Crisco
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 3/4 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons cream of tartar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt


  1. Combine dry ingredients and set aside.
  2. Beat together crisco,sugar, milk, eggs ad vanilla until creamy
  3. Gradually add dry ingredients
  4. Mix well
  5. Cover dough and chill several hours or overnight to make handling easier
  6. Preheat oven to 375 degrees
  7. Spray cookie sheet with non-stick spray
  8. Roll dough into balls {about 1 teaspoon size}
  9. Roll in sugar and cinnamon mixture
  10. Bake for about 7-10 minutes depending on if you like them soft or crispy

These Snickerdoodle Cupcakes go perfect with a Snickerdoodle Cookie on top!

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