Slightly soft, just a bit cakey, and totally coated in cinnamon sugar, these snickerdoodle cookies are a perfected version of the classic. They're different from other versions you might have had because of their unique melt-in-your-mouth texture, thanks to shortening and cream of tartar. Check out the tips for an over-the-top caramel-stuffed version of snickerdoodle cookies, too!
Want to reduce the carbs and calories in this recipe? Substitute our King Arthur Baking Sugar Alternative for the sugar called for. See how in "tips," below.