The PERFECT Christmas cookie! from Thrifty Decor Chick

The PERFECT Christmas cookie! from Thrifty Decor Chick

Wanting for an quick and mouth watering cookie to make for the holiday seasons? I am a traditionalist at coronary heart — the experimented with and true cookies are my favored. My sister passed on her most loved snickerdoodle recipe to me yrs ago – it’s a rapid and quick a person and I typically have almost everything on hand to make it.

If you simply cannot convey to by now, rapid prep and easy components are my staples when it will come to cooking and baking. I don’t share several recipes on the blog site but when I do you know it is excellent and effortless to make!

These are great for the holiday year, but I would not say no to these any time of the yr!:

perfect Christmas cookies on plate

YUM! Here’s what you will will need to make these snickerdoodle treats: 

— Effortless snickerdoodle cookies —

1/2 c. butter, softened

1/2 c. shortening

1 1/2 c. white sugar

2 eggs (space temp)

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

2 3/4 c. all-purpose flour

2 teaspoons product of tartar 

(see below if you don’t have tartar handy!)

1 teaspoon baking soda 

1/4 teaspoon salt 

For the topping:

2 tablespoons white sugar
2 teaspoons floor cinnamon

I used my mixer for this recipe but I hear you’ll get an even fluffier cookie mixing by hand. I was performing this quick so did not want to mess with that – and they however came out a lot fluffy. 🙂

Before you start off, preheat your oven to 400 degrees. 

Cream with each other the butter, shortening, sugar, eggs and vanilla. Then mix in the flour, product of tartar, baking soda and salt. 

The dough will be thick but straightforward to perform with:

snickerdoodle cookie mix

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Did you know if you don’t have product of tartar, you can substitute two teaspoons of lemon juice or vinegar for just one teaspoon of the tartar? Good to know!

After combined well, shape them into balls and them roll them in the cinnamon sugar topping:

snickerdoodle cookie balls

Pop them in the oven for eight to ten minutes and that is it! I did 8 minutes on the dot for each batch and then straight away place them on one more tray to amazing. (These stacked cooling trays are wonderful!) The cookies came out Great.

The recipe suggests this can make 48 cookies but I designed mine larger so I finished up with about 30. We now have 26 remaining. Oops.

snickerdoodle cookie recipe

I imagine snickerdoodles are the best Xmas cookie! The 1st time I tried this recipe I was surprised with how straightforward they have been to make. It’s possible baking is not that tough? )

I might have experienced just one for breakfast:

snickerdoodle on red and white plate

Do you have an quick Christmas cookie recipe you enjoy? Feel totally free to share it in the reviews!

You can pin this recipe for later employing this impression: 

easy snickerdoodle cookie recipe

This straightforward cake “gingerbread” village is a different delectable and tremendous effortless dessert for the holidays!: 

cake gingerbread village pan

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