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These snickerdoodles are so good! They aren’t the usual cinnamon spiced cookie you see though. I used brown sugar instead of granulated sugar to give it more depth in flavor and these do not disappoint! They are soft and not too sweet, but oh so good that it will satisfy your sweet tooth. These guys are a great treat to add to your cookie list for the holidays or even just to have something to snack on over the weekend. Kids will even love them in their lunch box.
Now the reason these snickerdoodles are so good is because it’s made with brown sugar! Brown sugar has molasses in it which adds so much flavor to whatever you make with it. I find that the brown sugar in these cookies elevates the cinnamon in them and just overall gives it a flavor boost. Plus I just love to bake with brown sugar!
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- 2 sticks unsalted butter room temp
- 1 cup brown sugar
- 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
- 1 egg
- 1 tsp baking soda
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1 tsp cream of tar tar
- 2 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/4 cup brown sugar
- 2 tbsp granulated sugar
- 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon
- Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line a pan with parchment paper. In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with a paddle attachment cream the sugar and the butter until light and fluffy, about 1 minute. Scrape down the side of the bowl and then add in the egg and vanilla. In another bowl combine the flour, baking soda, cream of tar tar, and salt and whisk together. Scrape down the sides of the bowl then on low speed, gradually add in the dry ingredients. In a small bowl mix the brown sugar, granulated sugar and cinnamon together. Scoop the cookie dough and roll in the cinnamon sugar and then bake for 8-10 minutes.