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[Cookie Elf File #262] Easy Snickerdoodles – Just 4 Ingredients, Just In Time for Lunch Boxes
August 28, 2018
Dear Cookie Elf reader,

Welcome back to The Cookie Elf File … and to easy cookie recipes! About once a week, The Elf sends you cookie recipes, cookie trivia and simple baking tips to save you time, mess, and money so you can bake homemade cookies.

If you’re like me, the start of a new school year is busy and rushed. Use this Easy Snickerdoodles recipe to make the transition easier – just 4 ingredients. Enjoy!

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Feature: Easy Snickerdoodles - Just 4 Ingredients, Just In Time for Lunch Boxes

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Easy Snickerdoodles, a variation of the timeless favorite, are the ultimate “comfort food cookie” – not just in taste but also in simplicity.

This recipe follows the pattern of traditional Snickerdoodles: they are a classic sugar cookie recipe rolled in cinnamon sugar rather than just granulated sugar. But what makes this Snickerdoodles version so simple is its base. It calls for a cinnamon muffin mix or a cinnamon cake mix as the key ingredient, thereby eliminating the mess that can be part of measuring and mixing. And because the cinnamon cake mix includes pre-mixed cinnamon sugar, you save the additional step of mixing those items, too.

Prep time: 10-15 minutes
Bake time: 8-10 minutes
Makes 30-36 cookies

Get the full recipe for Easy Snickerdoodles. And you can see all kinds of Snickerdoodle variations on our Snickerdoodles Pinterest Board.

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That’s it for now. See you next time!

Happy baking,

Kathy, The Cookie Elf

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