Best Snickerdoodle Recipe

Best Snickerdoodle Recipe:

Best snickerdoodle recipeIngredients
1/2 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup shortening (butter-flavored works best)
1 1/2 cups white sugar
2 eggs
2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons white vinegar or lemon juice
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
3 tablespoons white sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Cream butter, shortening, 1 1/2 cups sugar, eggs and vanilla together. Add in the flour, lemon juice/vinegar, soda and salt.
  3. Let dough chill in the freezer for about 30 minutes.
  4. Use a cookie scoop or rounded teaspoons and shape dough into balls.
  5. Mix the 3 tablespoons sugar and the cinnamon. Roll balls of dough in the cinnamon-sugar. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets.
  6. Bake 8 minutes, or until cracks are formed but dough still looks a little bubbly. Remove immediately from oven and let cool on baking sheets for about a minute before transferring to a wire rack.
  7. Recipe produces between 40 and 60 cookies.