How to Make Homemade Snickerdoodles from Scratch

Snickerdoodles is a very different name and attracts attention, but the name isn’t the only interesting bit in this cookie: the taste is out of this world. It uses the simplest of ingredients available in our pantry and creates these simple looking cookies which pamper your taste buds. It has a combination of sweet and spicy. It is impossible to just stop at one. You will be asking for more after the first bite. The cookie has been a favourite for generations and is a perfect treat for tea time. Follow the simple steps below to make your very own delicious biscuits.

Prep time: 20 min
Bake time: 8 to 10 min
Total time: 28 to 30 min
Yield: 8 servings
Utensils: Mixing bowls, baking sheet, beater

Butter, softened: 2 sticks
Vanilla: 1 tsp
Brown sugar: 1/2 cup
White sugar: 1-1/4 cup
Flour: 2-1/2 cup
Cinnamon: 1 tbsp
Nutmeg: 1/2 tsp
Baking soda: 1 tsp
Salt: 1/2 tsp
Eggs: 3


  • 1

    Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Take a large mixing bowl and combine: salt, flour and baking soda. Sprinkle half of the nutmeg and cinnamon and put in the softened butter. Keep mixing until all the ingredients are thoroughly blended. Add in 1 cup of white sugar and all of the brown sugar, the remaining sugar will be used later. Add the eggs one by one and beat the mixture until fully blended.

  • 2

    In another bowl, add the remaining nutmeg and cinnamon. Also put in the left over white sugar in the same bowl. Form balls, 1 inch in size from the prepared dough. You can easily take a little dough in your hand and form balls. Roll the prepared balls in the bowl with cinnamon mixture. The balls should be coated well so that the taste of the cinnamon is strong.

  • 3

    Prepare baking sheets by greasing them with oil so that the biscuits do not stick to the sheet. Put the cookie dough balls on the baking sheet and make sure to keep a space of 1 inch between them. With the help of a glass, flatten the dough slightly. You can do this by using the bottom of a glass and applying pressure.

  • 4

    Bake the cookies in the preheated and bake them for 8 to 10 minutes. They should be slightly browned when they are done. Remove the sheet from the oven and let the cookies cool down before serving them.

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