Snickerdoodles

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Snickerdoodles
Source: Smitten Kitchen

Makes about: 20 tiny cookies (1 tsp scoop, using ¼ recipe)
Prep time: 10 minutes
Bake time: 10 minutes/batch

These cookies were crisp on the outside and soft on the inside and not too sweet. I replaced the cream of tartar plus baking soda with baking powder, since the internet told me this was an appropriate substitution. I also made a quarter of the original recipe, since I didn’t want to make a ton of cookies. Both recipes are included below.

Ingredients
Quarter recipe
½ cup + 3 tbsp flour
¾ tsp baking powder
1/16 tsp salt (a dash)
¼ cup (1/2 stick) butter
¼ cup + 2 tbsp sugar (or, 3/8 cup)
1 egg white

Topping:
1 tbsp sugar
½ tbsp cinnamon

Full recipe
2 ¾ cup flour
2 tsp cream of tartar*
1 tsp baking soda* (can replace the cream of tartar and baking soda with 3 tsp baking powder)
¼ tsp salt
1 cup (2 sticks) butter
1 ½ cup sugar
2 large eggs

Topping
¼ cup sugar
2 tbsp cinnamon

Special equipment
None

Directions
1. Preheat oven to 350F.
2. Cream together butter and sugar.
3. Add eggs. Mix until combined.
4. Chill dough until firm. (You can omit this step if your dough isn’t too sticky).
5. Form dough into balls.
6. Roll in cinnamon and sugar mix.
7. Bake 8-10 minutes. Enjoy!

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