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Soft Snickerdoodle Recipe

Course cookies
Author Marye Audet

Ingredients

  • 1 cup salted butter
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar divided use
  • 1/4 cup golden brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons of vanilla
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/2 cup colored sprinkles optional
  • 2 3/4 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons cream of tartar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons cinnamon

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 400F.
  • Cream the flour, 1 1/4 cups sugar, brown sugar, eggs, vanilla, and almond extract together until light and fluffy.
  • Gently stir in the sprinkles.
  • Mix the flour, cream of tartar, baking soda, and salt together.
  • Beat into the butter mixture.
  • Shape rounded teaspoonfuls of the dough into balls.
  • Mix the remaining 1/4 cup sugar and the cinnamon together on a plate or in a bowl.
  • Roll the balls in the sugar mixture.
  • Place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets.
  • Bake for 8 to10 minutes.
  • Let cool for a few minutes before removing from the sheet.