Monday, February 19, 2018

The BEST Snickerdoodle Cookies...




I LOVE cookies.  I love making them AND eating them.  These Snickerdoodles from Smitten Kitchen NEVER EVER disappoint. They come out perfect every time and always make me and everyone else that eats them very very  happy.




2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons cream of tartar
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
16 tablespoons (2 stick or 8 ounces) unsalted butter, at room temperature
1 3/4 cups sugar, plus more if needed
2 tablespoons ground cinnamon, plus more if needed
2 large eggs

In one bowl, stir together flour, cream of tartar, baking soda, and salt. In another bowl, combine butter and 1 1/2 cups sugar. Using a mixer or hand mixer, beat on medium speed until light and fluffy, about 2 minutes. Scrape down sides of bowl. Add eggs, and beat to combine. Add dry ingredients, and beat to combine. At this point, I chilled the dough for an hour (or you can overnight) before scooping it, because I otherwise found it too difficult to scoop into balls and roll but the original recipe doesn’t find this step neccessary.
Once dough has chilled, in a small bowl, combine remaining 1/4 cup sugar and the ground cinnamon. Use a small ice-cream scoop* to form balls of the dough, and roll Bake at 400 degrees until the cookies are set in center and begin to crack (they will not brown), about 10 minutes, rotating the baking sheets after five minutes. Transfer the sheets to a wire rack to cool about five minutes before transferring the cookies to the rack. In theory, they can be stored in an airtight container up to one week, but I say good luck wtih that.

Happy baking!!!!!




11 comments:

Jennifer said...

These look so delicious! A great cookie for any time of year.

Jess Cantoni said...

I've never made snickerdoodle cookies before! I'll have to give them a try as they look delish! x

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Crystal Grandeur said...

Looks yummy. Great recipe. Thank you. From India Sujatha:)

Briony S said...

Last up to a week, pah, you're too funny!! They look delicious. #TwinklyTuesday

Mummascribbles said...

Oh these look interesting! I love the name of them too :) #twinklytuesday

Mother of 3 said...

I have always wanted to try making snickerdoodle cookies. These look yummy! Pinned.

juliepollitt said...

I looooove Snickerdoodles! These turned out so pretty!! Thanks for sharing on Foodie Friday!

Leslie A said...

Mmmm...snickerdoodles are one of my favorites. I think it's about time I give this a try! Thanks so much for sharing at the #happynowlinkup!

handmade by amalia said...

I love cookies as well :-) These look delicious, I'd love to give them a try.
Amalia
xo

Michelle Kellogg said...

Looks like a fantastic recipe! I haven't had snickerdoodle cookies in a long time! Maybe I will try it soon:) #Alittlebitofeverything

Miz Helen said...

We are big Snickerdoodle fans here at the cottage and your recipe looks delicious! Your post is awesome and thanks so much for sharing it with us at Full Plate Thursday. Have a great week and come back to see us real soon!
Miz Helen

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