Holiday Snickerdoodles

Enjoy a colorful twist on traditional snickerdoodle cookies. This is an attractive dessert for Christmas or any other holiday.

  • Prep Time 45 min
  • Total Time 45 min
  • Servings 42

2 3/4
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1 1/2
teaspoons cream of tartar
1
teaspoon baking soda
1/4
teaspoon salt
2
teaspoons ground cinnamon
1
cup butter, softened
1 1/3
cups granulated sugar
2
eggs
1/4
cup green sanding sugar
1/4
cup red sanding sugar

  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Line cookie sheets with cooking parchment paper.
  • 2 In medium bowl, mix flour, cream of tartar, baking soda, salt and 1 teaspoon of the cinnamon; set aside. In large bowl, beat butter and granulated sugar with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs. On low speed, beat in flour mixture until blended.
  • 3 In small bowl, mix green sanding sugar and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon. In another small bowl, mix red sanding sugar and remaining 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon. Shape dough into 1 1/4-inch balls. Roll half of the balls in green sugar mixture; roll remaining balls in red sugar mixture. On cookie sheets, place balls 2 inches apart.
  • 4 Bake 12 to 14 minutes or until set. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks.

Expert Tips

For traditional snickerdoodles, use granulated sugar instead of the red and green sugar.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
110
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4 1/2g
4 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
),
Sodium
85mg
85%;
Total Carbohydrate
15g
15%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.