Snickerdoodles Cookies

This week is crazy busy at work. And I had to do something to relax myself and to keep it going for the rest of the week. And the immediate thing that came to mind was baking. It is definitely my stress buster and makes me happy. So I browsed my notes to check for some recipes, I had been wanting to try out. And I found the recipe for Snickerdoodles cookies, that I noted down from a youtube video from Dzung of Honeysucklecatering. These are so easy to do. My little peanut tasted the very first cookie, and she seemed to enjoy it. I saved a few cookies for her and sent the rest of them with my husband to share it with his lunch bunch at work. But looks like he couldn’t resist opening them during their coffee break and the box was empty in no time. I hope you guys like them too 🙂

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Ingredients:

Recipe : Honeysucklecatering

Yield : 12 – 14 cookies
Prep Time : 12 – 15 mins
Cooking Time : 10 mins

For the dough:

  1. 1 1/3 cup of flour
  2. 1 stick butter (room temperature)
  3. 1 large egg
  4. 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  5. 3/4 cup of granulated white sugar
  6. 1 tsp cream of tartar (This keeps the cookies moist and fluffy)
  7. 1/2 tsp baking soda
  8. 1/8 tsp kosher salt (I used regular salt)

For the coating:

  1. 1/2 tsp cinnamon powder
  2. 1/2 tsp sugar

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Directions:

  1. Beat the flour, egg, butter and vanilla extract using an electric/hand mixer.
  2. Whisk the rest of the dry ingredients for the dough together in a separate bowl.
  3. Now mix the dry ingredients and the flour/butter mixture together until well combined.
  4. Preheat the oven to 400 F.
  5. In another small bowl mix the sugar and cinnamon together, for the coating.
  6. Line a cookie/baking sheet with parchment paper.
  7. Take the cookie dough and roll them into 1 inch round balls and coat them with the sugar/cinnamon mixture.
  8. And place them in the lined baking sheet 3 inches apart.
  9. Place the baking sheet in the oven and bake for about 8 – 10 mins.
  10. Do not over bake them.
  11. Take them out and let it cool for about 5 mins.

The cookies should be puffy and chewy, with their signature cracks on top.

Enjoy !!