Sunday, June 3, 2012

Snickerdoodles {Egg-free}

Ah . . . snickerdoodles.  Every time we went to visit my Grandma, she always had a big batch waiting for us.  Snickerdoodles are still one of my all time favorite cookies.  They are just chewy, cinnamon sugar goodness!  I was nervous about trying to make an egg-free version.  I was worried that they wouldn't have that same delightful chewy texture.  Well, I was very pleasantly surprised that these chewy cinnamon sugar gems turned out so awesome on my very first attempt!


½ c unsalted butter, room temperature
½ c shortening
¾ c sugar
¾ c brown sugar
½ t pure vanilla
2 t cream of tartar
1 t baking soda
1 t baking powder
¼ t salt
3 c flour
¼ c milk
3 T sugar
3 t cinnamon 

Preheat oven to 375o.  With an electric or stand mixer, cream together sugars, butter and shortening.   Add vanilla, cream of tartar, baking soda, baking powder and salt.  Gradually mix in flour until batter is crumbly in texture.  Mix in milk until soft dough forms.  Roll cookie dough into one inch balls.  Mix remaining 3 T sugar and 3 t cinnamon in a small bowl.  Roll cookie dough balls in sugar mixture.  Bake on an ungreased cookie sheet for 8 to 10 minutes.  Cool for about two minutes on cookie sheet before removing.  Makes about 3 dozen cookies.


  1. This is the BEST egg free snikerdoodle recipe ever! It tastes just like the "real" thing.