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Mrs. Sigg's Snickerdoodles

"These wonderful cinnamon-sugar cookies became very popular with my friends at church. My pastor loves them! You will too! Crispy edges, and chewy centers; these cookies are a crowd pleaser for sure!"
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1 h servings 92 cals
Original recipe yields 48 servings (4 dozen)


  • Calories:
  • 92 kcal
  • 5%
  • Fat:
  • 4.3 g
  • 7%
  • Carbs:
  • 12.4g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 1 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 13 mg
  • 4%
  • Sodium:
  • 55 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  2. Cream together butter, shortening, 1 1/2 cups sugar, the eggs and the vanilla. Blend in the flour, cream of tartar, soda and salt. Shape dough by rounded spoonfuls into balls.
  3. Mix the 2 tablespoons sugar and the cinnamon. Roll balls of dough in mixture. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets.
  4. Bake 8 to 10 minutes, or until set but not too hard. Remove immediately from baking sheets.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

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Best snickerdoodle ever!!! If you're having a problem with flat cookies, there could be two reasons. Check your baking soda and Cream of Tartar to make sure they're fresh. Baking soda goes fla...

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I don't know what I did wrong but my cookies turned out too flat and not chewy at at all. I followed the recipe exactly too!

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Best snickerdoodle ever!!! If you're having a problem with flat cookies, there could be two reasons. Check your baking soda and Cream of Tartar to make sure they're fresh. Baking soda goes fla...

HELPFUL TIPS: Bake for 8 min exactly! ...and you can even wait a few min. for it to cool on the cookie sheet just get it out of the oven! Either way, the critics (my family & friends) RAVED abo...

Yum--love snickerdoodles. I am only giving this recipe 4 stars because I do not like the acrid cream of tartar taste and the way the cookies completely flatten out (I like them puffier). For pu...

This is THE best recipe for making snickerdoodles! I've made it at least a dozen times, and I've learned a few things along the way: 1) For cookies that are crispy on the outside, chewy on the...

these cookies are great. maybe this is something all you cooks know, but i'm still sixteen and i figured out that if you cream the butter and sugar with an electric mixture, you get a totally d...

FABULOUS recipe. I have made these before and they were a big hit! I'm not a big cookie fan, but these are irresistable. Made a double batch last night in my Bosch, and saved some dough in th...

This is a great recipe. I added a 1/4 cup more flour because I know snickerdoodles can be very sticky. I used a small ice cream type scoop (size 100, the size is on the scrapper bar inside the...

this was an amazing recipe! incredibly easy.. I needed a little more of the sugar/cinnamon mixture than the recipe called for. When I mixed up the second batch of mixture, I substituted half of...

This is a good recipe, BUT it says to remove cookies off pan immediately--that is impossible unless you overcook them. I learned this the hard way. So, cook for the 8 minutes, even if they loo...