Menu

Easy Browned Butter Snickerdoodles

  • Save Recipe
Easy Browned Butter Snickerdoodles
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 1 hr 20 min
  • Servings 36
  • Save
  • Print
  • Pinterest
  • Facebook
  • Email
Ready to Make?
  • Save
  • Shop
  • Share
  • Keep Screen On
Browned butter snickerdoodles are a nutty take on a cookie that you love to make for the holidays. Wondering what makes snickerdoodles with browned butter different? First, you'll heat butter in a saucepan until it becomes a light golden brown; then you'll stir in the Betty Crocker™ sugar cookie mix. This changes the flavor from simply adding softened butter. Don't forget to spice the cookies by rolling the dough balls into a mix of sugar, cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg before baking. Master browning butter with these cookies, and you'll be on your way to even more delicious holiday recipes.
Updated Nov 16, 2020

Ingredients

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F.
  • 2
    In 1-quart saucepan, heat butter over medium heat 5 to 8 minutes, stirring frequently, until light golden brown. Pour into large bowl; cool 5 minutes.
  • 3
    Stir cookie mix, water and egg into browned butter with spoon until soft dough forms. Shape dough into 36 (1 1/4-inch) balls. In small bowl, mix sugar, cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg. Roll balls in sugar-spice mixture. On ungreased cookie sheets, place balls 2 inches apart. Flatten slightly. Discard any remaining sugar-spice mixture after rolling balls.
  • 4
    Bake 7 to 9 minutes or until edges are set. Cool 2 minutes. Remove from cookie sheets to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes. Store covered in airtight container.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Beurre noisette is the French term for “browned butter,” referring to butter that becomes light hazelnut in color during cooking. The wonderful, unforgettable, one-of-kind flavor has no equal or substitution.
  • tip 2
    When browning butter, be sure to watch it carefully, as butter can brown and then burn quickly.
  • tip 3
    For even baking, make sure cookies are the same shape and size.

Nutrition

80 Calories, 3 1/2g Total Fat, 0g Protein, 12g Total Carbohydrate, 7g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
80
Calories from Fat
30
Total Fat
3 1/2g
5%
Saturated Fat
2g
10%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
4%
Sodium
60mg
3%
Potassium
0mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
12g
4%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
7g
Protein
0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
© 2021 ®/TM General Mills All Rights Reserved