Vanilla bean cinnamon snickerdoodles

Have you ever had snickerdoodles? A soft, buttery cookie, baked with a coating of cinnamon sugar and scented with vanilla – yum!

20mins + chilling


  1. 250g butter, softened
  2. 1 1/2 cups caster sugar
  3. 2 eggs
  4. 2 tsp Queen Organic Vanilla Bean Paste
  5. 2 3/4 cup plain flour
  6. 2 tsp cream of tartar
  7. 1 tsp baking soda
  8. A pinch of salt
  9. 1/3 cup caster sugar
  10. 3 tsp cinnamon


  1. Step 1

    In the bowl of an electric mixer, beat the butter and sugar until light and creamy.

  2. Step 2

    Add the eggs, one at a time, mixing one in thoroughly before adding the second. Beat in the vanilla bean paste.

  3. Step 3

    Add the flour, cream of tartar, baking soda and salt and mix just until combined. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.

  4. Step 4

    Pre-heat the oven to 175C fan-forced and line two trays with baking paper. Use a tablespoon of dough at a time and roll the dough into balls.

  5. Step 5

    Combine the sugar and cinnamon in a bowl and roll the balls of dough in the sugar until coated then place the balls on the tray leaving at least 3cm between each one.

  6. Step 6

    Bake for 12-14 minutes or until golden. Leave them to rest on the tray for 10 minutes and then transfer the biscuits to a wire rack to cool completely

  • Dirtgirl1949

    Great easy recipe, have made 2 batches in the past week. Make ideal gifts too, as everyone has loved them.