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Snickerdoodles

on April 2, 2014

Happy April, everybody!

I just had to share this pic of my latest attempt at MAKING spring happen in my house!!!

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These lilies are so beautiful – they almost don’t look real!

No fragrance but wow, what a show!

The recipe for today is for my husband’s favorite cookie.

That’s hard to understand in this chocolate-crazed family, but nevertheless, his favorite cookie is Snickerdoodles.

Because it’s his favorite, I’ve tried a lot of different Snickerdoodle recipes and this is his favorite so far.

This is one of the classics.

Snicker Doodles

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One by-product of this recipe – your house smells GREAT from all of the cinnamon!

Here is the recipe as I made it:

Snickerdoodles

Mix thoroughly:

1 cup butter, softened

1 1/2 cup white sugar

2 eggs

Sift together and stir in:

2 3/4 cups all purpose flour

2 teaspoon cream of tartar

1 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon salt

Chill dough for about 1 hour.

Roll dough into balls about the size of a small walnut.

Roll in a mixture of 2 Tablespoons white sugar and 2 teaspoons cinnamon.

Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet.

Bake until lightly brown and still soft.

Bake at 400 degrees for about 8-10 minutes.

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I wrap the dough in plastic wrap to chill it in the frig before baking.

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It’s a bit tricky to get all the rolled balls of dough to be the same size.

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They really do puff up a bit right out of the oven.

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Once cooled, they flatten somewhat and they’re good to go!

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These don’t last long at our house.

Certain people in the family can’t keep their hands off them!

 

 

 

 

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4 responses to “Snickerdoodles

  1. Susan J :o) says:

    My son’s favorite cookie, too

  2. Susan J :o) says:

    Took a batch of these out to SD this past weekend, they didn’t last long !

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