Easy Snickerdoodle Recipe without Cream of Tartar!

Easy Snickerdoodle Recipe without Cream of Tartar! Simple Snickerdoodle Cookies Dessert Recipe for Holiday Parties, Christmas, or Valentine’s Day!

I am LOVING this Easy Snickerdoodle Recipe without Cream of Tartar! So simple to make and the perfect Snickerdoodle Cookies even when you don’t have Cream of Tartar!

Snickerdoodle Cookies are perfect for an after school snack, hosting friends or family for the weekend, Christmas, or Valentine’s Day! Make these cookies any time of the year with a few ingredients you probably have in your pantry!

Plus, here are even more Easy Cookie Recipes!

How to Make Snickerdoodle Cookies without Cream of Tartar

To make Snickerdoodle cookies pre-heat your oven to 400 degrees and gather all of your ingredients that are listed below. 

Cream together your “wet” ingredients (sugar, butter eggs). After those are mixed well, add in your “dry ingredients” (flour, baking powder, salt). 

Once your dough comes together, in a small bowl, mix cinnamon and sugar together. 

Roll your dough into 1″ balls and roll those balls in the cinnamon and sugar mixture. 

Place cookie balls on a cookie sheet that has been lined with parchment paper and repeat until all of your cookie dough balls have been rolled in cinnamon and sugar. 

Bake cookies for 8-9 minutes or until the edges are slightly brown or the dough is set in the middle. Remove from oven and let the cookies cool on the cookie sheet before removing them to a cooling rack. 

 

Snickerdoodle Cookies Recipe

Here’s What You Need:

Snicker Doodle Cookie Ingredients:
2 Cups White Sugar
1 Cup Butter (softened)
2 Eggs
2 1/2 Cups Flour
4 Teaspoons Baking Powder
1/2 Teaspoon Salt
Mixture to roll cookies in:
1/4 Cup Sugar
3 Teaspoons Cinnamon

Directions:
Preheat oven to 400 Degrees.
With a hand mixer, cream together sugar, butter, and eggs.
Add in flour, baking powder, and salt. Mix well.
In a small bowl, mix 1/4 cup sugar and 3 teaspoons cinnamon.
Roll dough into 1” balls and roll them in the cinnamon and sugar mixture.
Place 2” apart on a baking sheet that has been lined with parchment paper.
Bake 8-9 minutes or until the edges are slightly brown.
Remove from oven and let the cookies cool on a cookie sheet for 5 minutes before moving to a cooling rack.

***For Snickerdoodle cookies without Cream of Tartar, substitute the cream of tartar AND the baking soda. 1 teaspoon of baking powder is equivalent to 1/4 teaspoon baking soda plus 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar. 

Easy Snickerdoodle Recipe without Cream of Tartar!

Yield: 36

Easy Snickerdoodle Recipe Without Cream of Tartar! Snickerdoodle Cookies are perfect for any holiday occasion or after school snack! Perfect for Christmas, Valentine's Day, Thanksgiving, or Easter!

Ingredients

  • 2 Cups White Sugar
  • 1 Cup Butter (softened)
  • 2 Eggs
  • 2 1/2 Cups Flour
  • 4 Teaspoons Baking Powder
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Salt
  • Mixture to roll cookies in:
  • 1/4 Cup Sugar
  • 3 Teaspoons Cinnamon

Instructions

    1. Preheat oven to 400 Degrees.
    2. With a hand mixer, cream together sugar, butter, and eggs.
    3. Add in flour, baking powder, and salt. Mix well.
    4. In a small bowl, mix 1/4 cup sugar and 3 teaspoons cinnamon.
    5. Roll dough into 1” balls and roll them in the cinnamon and sugar mixture.
    6. Place 2” apart on a baking sheet that has been lined with parchment paper.
    7. Bake 8-9 minutes or until the edges are slightly brown.
    8. Remove from oven and let the cookies cool on a cookie sheet for 5 minutes before moving to a cooling rack.

Notes

For Snickerdoodle cookies without Cream of Tartar, substitute the cream of tartar AND the baking soda. 1 teaspoon of baking powder is equivalent to 1/4 teaspoon baking soda plus 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar. 

Do you need cream of tartar for Snickerdoodles?

No, you do not need cream of tartar for Snickerdoodles. If you’re like me, you don’t always have cream of tartar in the pantry, but you get the craving for snickerdoodle cookies! Have no fear, you can still make Snickerdoodles without cream of tartar. 

How do you make Snickerdoodle Cookies without Cream of Tartar?

You can either add cream of tartar to this recipe, or you can remove the cream of tartar from any recipe when you follow these ratios. To make Snickerdoodle Cookies without Cream of Tartar, substitute the cream of tartar AND the baking soda. 1 teaspoon of baking powder is equivalent to 1/4 teaspoon baking soda plus 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar. 

Why is cream of tartar used in Snickerdoodle Cookies?

Cream of tartar is used in Snickerdoodle Cookies to create a unique tangy taste and chewy texture. If you have this in your pantry, great! But if you happen to be out or you don’t have any, you can still make snickerdoodle cookies!

What is a substitute for Cream of Tartar? 

An easy substitute for cream of tartar is using Baking Powder in place of the Baking Soda and Cream of Tartar. 1 teaspoon of baking powder is equivalent to 1/4 teaspoon baking soda plus 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar. 

If you love baking cookies, this Chocolate Chip Cookies Freezer Recipe is another favorite! These cookies are almost always in my freezer for when I need a quick cookie option or I just want to make one or two at a time! 

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