Easy Spiced Snickerdoodles

October 13, 2020Lauren

These Easy Spiced Snickerdoodles are the perfect fall and winter cookie. Plus, they come together in only 15 minutes start to finish!

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Oh fall, my mouth’s favorite time of year. If you are new here, you must check out the fall recipe archives

Snickerdoodles leveled up with this Easy Spiced Snickerdoodle recipe. Who knew what a few extra warming spices added to a traditional snickerdoodle recipe could do!

I love how quick and easy this recipe is to pull together. In under 15 minutes you can have a plate full of warm cookies.

Let’s make some!

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Easy Spiced Snickerdoodle Ingredients:

To make this easy spiced snickerdoodle recipe, you will need the following ingredients. See the full recipe card below for detailed amounts and instructions! 

  • Flour – All purpose flour works best in this recipe
  • Cream of tartar, baking soda, salt – Cookie essentials
  • Cinnamon, nutmeg, clove, all spice – All of the warming spices for these!
  • Sugar – Can’t have a snickerdoodle without it!
  • Butter – Unsalted is preferred
  • Eggs – Only two

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How to Make Easy Spiced Snickerdoodles:

To make this spiced snickerdoodle recipe, simply:

  1. Whisk dry ingredients: In a large bowl whisk together the flour, cream of tartar, baking soda, spices, and salt. Set aside. 
  2. Mix wet ingredients: In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, combine the sugar, butter, and eggs until fully combined. 
  3. Combine: Add the dry ingredients one cup at a time to the wet ingredients and mix to combine. 
  4. Coat: In a small bowl, combine cinnamon and sugar. Using a cookie scoop, scoop dough and roll into a ball. Roll ball in cinnamon sugar mixture and place on a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper. 
  5. Bake: Bake at 400° for 8 minutes. Allow to cool and set for about 5 minutes before handling.
 
To store: Keep tightly wrapped in plastic wrap or a sealed container for up to 3 days. 
 
To freeze: Baked cookies freeze well up to 3 months. Allow to come to room temperature before serving.
 
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Variations:

Spices – Feel free to adjust spices according to your tastes.

Flour – Gluten-free or whole wheat flour can be used instead of the all-purpose flour.

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Yield: 18 large cookies

Easy Spiced Snickerdoodles

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These Easy Spiced Snickerdoodles are the perfect fall and winter cookie. Plus, they come together in only 15 minutes start to finish!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 13 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 2/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons cream of tartar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon clove
  • 1/8 teaspoon all spice
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/3 cups sugar
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 2 eggs
  • TOPPING:
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon

Instructions

    1. Whisk dry ingredients: In a large bowl whisk together the flour, cream of tartar, baking soda, spices, and salt. Set aside. 
    2. Mix wet ingredients: In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, combine the sugar, butter, and eggs until fully combined. 
    3. Combine: Add the dry ingredients one cup at a time to the wet ingredients and mix to combine. 
    4. Coat: In a small bowl, combine cinnamon and sugar. Using a cookie scoop, scoop dough and roll into a ball. Roll ball in cinnamon sugar mixture and place on a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper. 
    5. Bake: Bake at 400° for 8 minutes. Allow to cool and set for about 5 minutes before handling.

Notes

To store: Keep tightly wrapped in plastic wrap or a sealed container for up to 3 days. 

To freeze: Baked cookies freeze well up to 3 months. Allow to come to room temperature before serving.

Did you make this recipe?

I can’t wait to hear what you think of this Easy Spiced Snickerdoodle recipe! When you make it, be sure to leave an amazing review in the comments below or tag #goingforgrace on social!

 

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