Snickerdoodles – Week 4

I mentioned in my last post that carrot cake was up next, but the birthday boy asked for cookies.  I can’t say no to that during birthday week!  So, we decided to try out some snickerdoodles.  Don’t worry though, carrot cake is on its way to the blog next!

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This was my first go round with making snickerdoodles.  They were really easy to make and pretty tasty, but I don’t think they have quite made it to the top of my favorite cookies list.  (To be my favorite, there most likely needs to be chocolate involved. 🙂 )

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Like so many delicious things, these cookies started off with butter.  Once the butter was beaten until creamy, I added in the baking soda, cream of tartar, salt, and sugar.

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Next, the eggs needed to be mixed in and finally the flour.  Now it was time to send the dough off to the fridge for an hour or so to chill.

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When the dough was chilled, I needed to roll it into balls and coat it with cinnamon and sugar!  Each one was supposed to be about 1 1/4″.  Close enough, right?

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Fun fact – if you wanted to, you could use this same dough for sugar cookies instead of rolling it in cinnamon sugar.

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Time to bake!

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Right out of the oven!

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After the cookies cooled off, they ended up sinking down a little bit and weren’t quite as fluffy as I had hoped.  But, overall I would say this recipe was a success!

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Thanks so much for coming by, and be sure to come back later this week to see how the carrot cake came out!

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