National Cookie Day 2017: Spice-y Snickerdoodles

Spice-y Snickerdoodles


Note From The Girl In The Apron:

Happy National Cookie Day! Cookies are one of my favorite sweet treats. Coming in all different varieties, cookies always pack a tasty punch. I overlooked the Snickerdoodle for years until a friend of mine mentioned it was his favorite cookie. For his birthday, I made him a batch and my love of Snickerdoodles were reborn. I’ve jazzed my doodles up with a 3 spice combo that packs a spice-y punch. They’re quick, easy and always a crowd favorite. 

Happy Baking!



1 Cup Butter, softened

1 Cup Shortening

3/4 Cup Granulated Sugar

4 Eggs

4 teaspoons Vanilla Extract

5 1/2 Cups All Purpose Unbleached Flour

4 teaspoons Cream of Tartar

2 teaspoons Baking Soda


Spice-y Sugar Mix:

1/4 Cup Granulated Sugar

2 teaspoons Ground Cinnamon

2 teaspoons Ground Cardamom

1 teaspoon Ground Allspice


How You Do It:

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

In a large mixing bowl, cream together butter, shortening and sugar. Whip at medium-high speed for 3 mins, until fluffy. Add eggs and vanilla; mix to combine. Blend in flour, cream of tartar and baking soda. Shape dough into rounded tablespoon balls.

Mix together spice-y sugar mixture. Roll balls of dough in mixture. Place 2 inches apart on a baking sheet.

Bake for 13 mins, or until golden brown on the top and cracked slightly.