Recipe: Mmmmm... Snickerdoodles
For the cookies
- 3 ½ cups flour
- ½ teaspoon baking soda
- ½ teaspoon cream of tartar
- 1 cup butter (two sticks), room temperature
- 2 cups sugar
- 2 eggs
- ¼ cup milk
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
For the topping:
- 3 tablespoons sugar
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, and cream of tartar. Set aside.
In a separate bowl, cream the butter and sugar until fluffy. Add the eggs, milk, and vanilla. Mix well. Mix in the dry ingredients until everything is incorporated. (It’s a thick dough.)
In a separate small bowl, mix together the cinnamon and sugar for the topping.
Form the dough into 1-inch balls and roll each in the topping mixture. Place them 2 inches apart on a greased or parchment-covered baking sheet. Flatten each slightly. (Leave them about ¼ inch thick.)
Sprinkle the cookie tops with additional topping mixture (optional).
Bake for 7-8 minutes. (They will remain pale in color.) Do not overbake.
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