Gluten-Free Classic Snickerdoodles

gluten-free snickerdoodles

These gluten-free snickerdoodles with a cinnamon-sugar coating have a soft chewy center and a crisp edge for a melt-in-your-mouth classic cookie that will bring back memories. This quick and easy cookie recipe is so yummy, you won’t guess they’re gluten-free.




  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F.
  2. Beat the softened butter and shortening together in a large bowl. Mix in 1 1/2 cups sugar, then add the eggs one at a time. Mix in the cream of tartar, baking soda, and salt. Lastly, stir in the flour, scraping the sides as needed.
  3. Roll the dough into 1-2″ balls.
  4. In a small separate bowl, stir together the remaining 1/4 c. sugar and cinnamon.
  5. Drop the cookie balls into the cinnamon sugar mixture.
  6. Place about 2″ apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
  7. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until set. Do not overbake or they won’t be as chewy.
  8. Cool on the cookie sheet for 5-10 minutes, then remove from cookie sheet to wire rack to cool completely.


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