stack of snickerdoodle cookies

Easy Snickerdoodle Cookies

These Easy Snickerdoodle Cookies are the perfect addition to your holiday baking! It's the most simple recipe ever and requires NO chilling at all.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 40 cookies
Calories 109kcal
Author Nora


Dry ingredients:

  • 2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons cream of tartar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Wet ingredients:

  • 1 cup butter softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

To roll:

  • 3-6 tablespoons sugar
  • 1-2 tablespoons cinnamon


  • Preheat the oven to 350°F. Line two baking sheets.
  • Place all dry ingredients in a medium bowl and mix well. Set aside.
  • Place the butter and both sugars in a large bowl and cream with an electric mixer until fluffy. Add the eggs and vanilla and mix just until combined.
  • Add the dry ingredients to the butter mixture and stir until a sticky cookie dough forms.
  • Roll the dough into 1 inch balls (about 1 heaping teaspoon of dough each). Mix the sugar and cinnamon for rolling, and roll the dough balls in it. Place on the prepared baking sheets.
  • Bake in single batches (only one baking sheet in the oven at a time!) for 8-10 minutes. Cool on the baking sheet for 2 minutes, then dip in the cinnamon sugar again if you like. Place on a cooling rack to cool completely.


Calories: 109kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 86mg | Potassium: 42mg | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 155IU | Calcium: 8mg | Iron: 0.5mg