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Snickerdoodles

Photography: Randy Mayor; Styling: Jan Gautro

Yield 42 cookies (serving size: 1 cookie)
Sugar, spice, and everything nice, that's what these classic cookies are made of! If you're not already sold, these cookies are low in calories and easy to make.

Ingredients

  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1 tablespoon corn syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 large egg
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • Cooking spray

Nutrition Information

  • calories 54
  • caloriesfromfat 22 %
  • fat 1.3 g
  • satfat 0.7 g
  • monofat 0.1 g
  • polyfat 0.4 g
  • protein 0.7 g
  • carbohydrate 10.1 g
  • fiber 0.2 g
  • cholesterol 8 mg
  • iron 0.3 mg
  • sodium 28 mg
  • calcium 3 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 375°.

  2. Lightly spoon flour into a dry measuring cup; level with a knife. Combine flour, baking soda, and cream of tartar, stirring with a whisk.

  3. Combine 1 cup of sugar and butter in a large bowl, and beat with a mixer at medium speed until well blended. Add the corn syrup, vanilla, and egg; beat well. Gradually add the flour mixture to the sugar mixture, beating just until combined. Cover and chill for 10 minutes.

  4. Combine 3 tablespoons sugar and cinnamon, stirring with a whisk.

  5. With moist hands, shape dough into 42 (1-inch) balls. Roll balls in sugar mixture. Place balls 2 inches apart onto baking sheets coated with cooking spray. Flatten balls with the bottom of a glass. Bake at 375° for 5 minutes (cookies will be slightly soft). Cool on baking sheets for 2 minutes. Remove cookies from pans; cool completely on wire racks.