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Oma Darling
Snickerdoodles are soft in the middle, slightly crunchy on the edges with a cinnamon vanilla flavor.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 8 mins
Total Time 28 mins
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 6


  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1-1/2 cup granulated, sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2-3/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp cream of tartar
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1-1/2 Tablespoons granulated sugar to roll cookies in
  • 1 tsp ground, cinnamon to roll cookies in


  • Cream together butter and shortening, then add sugar, eggs and vanilla. Mix well.
  • Add remaining ingredients and make sure the dry ingredients are well incorporated.
  • Shape into walnut-sized balls of dough and roll in sugar/cinnamon mixture and place on cookie sheet.
  • Bake cookies at 400 degrees for approximately 8 minutes. They will be soft in the middle when removed from oven.
Keyword Snickerdoodles