Snickerdoodles

If you and your family like sugar cookies, you'll surely love our Snickerdoodles! You can roll the cookies in a cinnamon sugar mixture, or put the cinnamon in the cookie batter and roll cookies in colored sugar for a festive presentation.

Snickerdoodles

Tags: Cookies, Dessert/Sweets, Snack

  • Prep Time: 15 min
  • Cook Time: 8 min
  • Ready Time: 60 min
  • Yield: 6 dozen cookies

Ingredients

  • 1 3/4 cups sugar, divided
  • 1 cup Crisco® Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening
  • OR 1 stick Crisco® Baking Sticks Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 3/4 cups Pillsbury BEST® All Purpose Flour
  • 2 teaspoons cream of tartar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon

Preparation Directions

  • HEAT oven to 400°F.
  • COMBINE 1 1⁄2 cups sugar, shortening, eggs, milk and vanilla in large bowl. Beat with electric mixer at medium speed until well blended.
  • COMBINE flour, cream of tartar, baking soda and salt in medium bowl. Add gradually to shortening mixture at low speed. Mix just until blended.
  • COMBINE remaining 1⁄4 cup sugar and cinnamon in small bowl. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Roll in cinnamon-sugar mixture. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets.
  • BAKE 7 to 8 minutes. Cool 2 minutes on baking sheets. Place on cooling racks to cool completely.

VARIATION

  • COLORED SUGAR SNICKERDOODLES: Add cinnamon to flour mixture in Step 3. Combine 3 tablespoons colored sugar and 3 tablespoons granulated sugar to use for coating instead of cinnamon-sugar mixture.
  • TIP Cinnamon-sugar mixture can be put in resealable plastic food storage bag. Place 2 to 3 cookie dough balls at a time in bag. Seal. Shake to sugar-coat dough.

Nutritional Information Per Serving

Serving Size (1 cookie, 1/36 of recipe), Calories 90 (Calories from Fat 50), Total Fat 6g (Saturated Fat 1.5g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 10mg, Sodium 55mg, Total Carbohydrate 8g (Dietary Fiber 0g, Sugars 0g), Protein 1g; Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 2%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 0%, Iron 4%.

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.