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Easy Snickerdoodle Cookie Recipe

This Easy Snickerdoodle Cookie Recipe creates a classic, fragrant cookie. It's a Soft Snickerdoodle Recipe that requires only 7 ingredients and no chilling!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword cinnamon, cookie, cookies, easy cookies, homemade cookies
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Servings 30 people
Calories 146 kcal
Author Julie Blanner


  • 1 cup shortening Crisco sticks work well
  • 1 and 1/2 cups sugar white
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 and 3/4 cups flour
  • 2 tsp cream of tartar
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees

  2. Mix shortening, sugar and eggs

  3. Blend in dry ingredients

  4. roll into walnut size balls

  5. roll balls in mixture of 2 tsp cinnamon and 2 Tbsp sugar

  6. Place on ungreased baking sheet lined with parchment

  7. Bake 8-10 minutes

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
Easy Snickerdoodle Cookie Recipe
Amount Per Serving (2 cookies)
Calories 146 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Cholesterol 11mg4%
Sodium 86mg4%
Potassium 49mg1%
Carbohydrates 19g6%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 10g11%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 16IU0%
Calcium 3mg0%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.