snickerdoodle cookie
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Snickerdoodle Cookies

A year round favorite, this Snickerdoodle cookie is a perfect simple treat. A splash of eggnog to the batter adds some festive flair for the holidays, should you be so inspired!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Servings: 18 cookies

Ingredients

  • ½ cup butter softened
  • 1 cup organic sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 Tablespoon eggnog or whole milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 ¾ cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 Tablespoons organic sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Instructions

  • In a stand mixer, beat butter and 1 cup sugar until light and fluffy, about 30-45 seconds.
  • Add baking soda, cream of tartar, egg, eggnog and vanilla and beat again until evenly incorporated. Scrape down side of the bowl.
  • Add flour and beat on low speed until the mixture is evenly incorporated and the dough becomes somewhat clumpy.
  • Cover with plastic film and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes up to 24 hours.
  • In a small bowl mix together 2 tablespoons sugar and cinnamon. Roll dough into 1" balls, then roll into sugar mixture.
  • Place on ungreased cookie sheet and flatten slightly.
  • Bake in a 375 degree oven for 10-11 minutes.
  • After removing from oven, (again) slightly flatten the cookie's "dome" and allow to sit on cookie sheet for exactly two more minutes. Transfer to solid surface to cool.