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Snickerdoodles crackled with perfection

Snickerdoodle Cookies

Delicious sugar and cinnamon cookie.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 8 mins
Total Time 43 mins
Course Dessert
Servings 2 dozen (depending on size)


  • 1 cup canola oil
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 3/4 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons cream of tartar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon we use Vietnamese cinnamon
  • 2 extra large eggs


  • Mix together thoroughly the canola oil, 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar and the eggs.
    Snickerdoodles ingredients in mixing bowl
  • In a separate bowl sift together the flour, cream of tartar, baking soda and salt.
    Snickerdoodles sifter with dry ingredients
  • Add the sifted dry ingredients into the wet ingredients and mix well.
    Snickerdoodles dough
  • Cover with plastic wrap and chill in the refrigerator for 20-30 minutes.
  • After the dough is almost done chilling preheat the oven to 375F. Mix the 2 tablespoons of granulated sugar and 1 tsp of cinnamon together in a small bowl.
    Snickerdoodles cinnamon and sugar for rolling dough
  • Roll the dough into balls the size of walnuts and then roll into the cinnamon sugar mixture until completely covered.
  • Bake the cookies 8-10 minutes or until just slighly brown but still very soft.
  • Enjoy!
    Snickerdoodles tied with red and white baker's twine
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