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Big and Chewy Snickerdoodles

The perfect snickerdoodle recipe... big, chewy, delicious!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time9 mins
Author: Landeelu.com


  • 3 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup butter room temperature
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon


  • Cream butter and 2 cups sugar until fluffy. Add eggs, milk and vanilla. Mix well.
  • In separate bowl, mix flour, cream of tartar and baking soda together.
  • Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients and mix well.
  • In a small bowl mix 3 tablespoons sugar and 1 teaspoon cinnamon.
  • Form dough into 2 inch balls and roll in cinnamon and sugar mixture.
  • Place on greased cookie sheet and slightly flatten with bottom of glass.
  • Bake at 375 degrees for about 9 minutes (don't overbake!).
  • Allow to cool on cookie sheet for 1-2 minutes and then remove and completely cool on wire rack.


You can also form dough into 1 inch balls for regular sized cookies, simply adjust cooking time to 7-8 minutes instead.