Valentine Snickerdoodles

Valentine Snickerdoodle

One of my husband’s favorite cookie is the Snickerdoodle.

It’s been years since I’ve made them.

Since Valentine’s Day is in a couple days I thought I’d make him some as a Valentine’s surprise.

So what makes these cookies “Valentine Snickerdoodles”?

Nothing more than they’re made with LOVE!

(Oh… and the fact that I substituted red sugar in step #5.)



  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 1/4 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons cream of tartar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  1. Heat oven to 400º.
  2. Cream butter, shortening, sugar and eggs.
  3. Blend in cream of tartar, baking soda, salt and flour.
  4. Shape into little balls.
  5. Mix the 2 tablespoons of sugar and the cinnamon.
  6. Roll balls into the sugar/cinnamon mix and place on ungreased cookie sheet approx. 2″ apart.
  7. Bake 8-10 minutes.