Holiday Cinnamon Snickerdoodles

Old-fashioned favorites like these Snickerdoodles will always have a place on the holiday dessert table. Photo credit: Naomi Robinson from Bakers Royale.

Serves: Makes 3 dozen or 36 (1 cookie) servings.
15 mins Prep time 8 mins Cook time
15 mins Prep time
8 mins Cook time
  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Mix flour, cream of tartar, baking soda and salt in medium bowl. Set aside. Beat 1 1/2 cups of the sugar and shortening in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Add eggs, milk and vanilla; mix well. Gradually beat in flour mixture on low speed until well mixed.

  • Mix remaining 1/4 cup sugar and cinnamon. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Roll in cinnamon sugar mixture to coat. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets.

  • Bake 7 to 8 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on baking sheets 2 minute. Remove to wire racks; cool completely.

Cooking tip

Colored Sugar Snickerdoodles: Add 2 teaspoons McCormick® Ground Cinnamon to flour mixture. Omit cinnamon sugar coating. Coat cookie dough balls in mixture of 3 tablespoons each colored sugar and granulated sugar.

Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • 126Calories: 126Cholesterol: 10mg
  • Sodium: 89mgProtein: 1g
  • Total Fat: 6gFiber: 0g
  • Carbohydrate: 17g