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Snickerdoodles Recipe

Snickerdoodle cookies are great for kids as they can help with rolling the dough balls in the cinnamon & sugar mixture before baking.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time2 hrs 25 mins
Course: Dessert & Bakery
Cuisine: American
Servings: 30 cookies


  • 400 grams plain flour We used Matthews Cotswold Flour
  • 250 grams caster sugar
  • 125 grams butter
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons sugar granulated
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon ground


  • In the Kitchenaid mixer (or a large bowl), cream together the butter and caster sugar.
  • Add eggs one at a time to the dough mixture.
  • Add flour, baking powder, salt, vanilla extract and beat until well blended.
  • Shape the dough into a ball and cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for a minimum of 2 hours.
  • Preheat oven to 180 C and line baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • In a small bowl, combine cinnamon and additional 2 tablespoons sugar.
  • Shape the dough into balls and roll in the cinnamon and sugar mix. Place them about 2 inches apart on cookie sheet.
  • Bake for 10 - 12 minutes until lightly brown.
  • Cool on wire rack and store in an airtight container.