The Best Chewy Snickerdoodles



  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 3/4 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons cream of tartar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • For rolling:
  • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix together the flour, cream of tartar, baking soda, and salt, and set aside.
  3. In a separate medium bowl, mix together the butter and sugar with an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, and then vanilla, mixing well after each addition.
  4. Gradually add dry ingredients to butter/sugar mixture, and mix until well combined.
  5. Add the 3 tablespoons sugar and cinnamon to a small bowl and mix. Roll dough into 1-inch balls and roll in the cinnamon-sugar mixture.
  6. Place cookies onto ungreased baking sheet, 2 inches apart. Bake until light golden brown, about 10-12 minutes. Enjoy!

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