Recipe: Delightful Pastries Snickerdoodle Cookies

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Signed up for a holiday cookie exchanged and looking for an idea of what to bake? Well, what about a classic cinnamon and sugar snickerdoodle cookie. Chef Dobra Bielinski of Chicago’s Delightful Pastries shares her recipe for snickerdoodle cookies that’s sure going to please the crowd.


Ingredients (Makes 4 dozen):

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1 1/2 cups white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp cream of tartar
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp white sugar
  • 2 tbsp ground cinnamon


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  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.

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