Snicker Doodle Cookies – Hiland Dairy

Snicker Doodle Cookies

Recipe and image provided by 2015 Hiland for the Holidays Cookie Contest winner, Lindsey W.

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  • Prep Time
    75 Minutes

  • Cook Time
    9 Minutes

  • Servings


  • 1/2 cup Hiland Dairy Unsalted Butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt, optional
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon


  • Combine butter, 1/2 cup sugar and brown sugar and beat on medium-high speed until creamed and well combined, about 2-3 minutes.
  • Add the egg and vanilla. Beat on medium-high speed until well combined (light and fluffy), about 3 minutes.
  • Add the flour, baking soda, cream of tartar and optional salt. Beat on low speed until just combined, about 1 minute.
  • Roll dough into balls and flatten slightly. Place mounds on a large plate or tray. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate at least 1 hour, up to 5 days. Do not bake with unchilled dough (cookies will bake thinner, flatter and be more prone to spreading).
  • Preheat oven to 350 ° F.
  • In a small bowl, combine 1/4 cup sugar and cinnamon. Stir to combine.
  • Roll each mound of chilled dough in cinnamon-sugar mixture.
  • Place dough mounds on baking sheet spaced at least 2 inches apart and bake for 8-9 minutes.

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