Bake or Break Recipes

Snickerdoodles

December 6th, 2007 · No Comments

Read and see more at Bake or Break. Recipe from How to Be a Domestic Goddess.

  • 1 & 2/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup butter, at room temperature
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar, + 2 tablespoons for rolling cookies
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
Preheat oven to 350°. Line or grease baking sheets and set aside.

Combine flour, nutmeg, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.

Beat butter and 1/3 cup sugar until creamy. Add egg and vanilla. Stir in dry ingredients until smooth.

Mix together cinnamon and 2 tablespoons of sugar. Pinch dough into walnut-sized pieces and roll into balls. Roll each ball in cinnamon/sugar mixture, and place on baking sheets.

Bake for 12 to 15 minutes, or until golden brown. Cool on baking sheets for one minute, then cool completely on a wire rack.

Makes about 32 cookies.

To make Chocodoodles: Replace 2 tablespoons of flour with cocoa.

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