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9 Aug 2009

Snickerdoodles :))

I've always wondered why snickerdoodles are called snickerdoodles. They're nothing like a good old Snickers and I feel they're too big to justify the name doodle. Regardless, these little gems are up there in my very favorite cookies. But, I'm a horrible cinnamon addict so I'm bias. Come the winter months a spoon full of cinnamon will be ending up in every single cake I make. I just can't stop myself!


Now, first of all I have to say that these snickerdoodles are the very best I've ever tasted. So soft and gooey, it's a melt in the mouth extravaganza! Thank you so much, Spike for choosing Snickerdoodles! Such a giant winner!! The one problem I have with this recipe is the fact it yields 3 dozen cookies, 3 DOZEN! Who's going to eat all of these lovely biccies I ask you? Me, that's who!! Better add another 10 minutes to my daily Wii Fit regime.

Now, if you excuse me my snickerdoodles and I are off to picnic in the countryside.

Don't forget to check out the other bakers, I doubt any of them would miss such a delicious Treat!

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21 comments:

  1. Your snickerdoodles are lovely - as is that lacy plate you have them on! I looked them up on wikipedia.org, and the name is of unknown origin (though there are a couple of theories). Regardless, I find "snickerdoodle" really fun to say - and eat.

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  2. snickerdoodles are perfect for a picnic! I'm a cinnamon addict too. Thanks for baking with me.

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  3. You know what's EVEN BETTER than snickerdoodle cookies? Snickerdoodle BLONDIES! Even more cinnamony and ooey gooey goodness!
    ~ingrid

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  4. I was introduced to snickerdoodles this year and in turn fed them to many happy people lol Yours look delicious! :D

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  5. Hi Katie!

    I love that picture with your delicious looking (and tasting) cookies tied up with a precious ribbon and sitting on that beautiful plate. It almost looks like lace- I've never seen anything like it. Is it an antique?

    Every time I read one of your posts I realize we have something else in common. I'm a cinnamon addict too, and during the winter months there is nothing more comforting than the warm spice in a baked good. But I'll still take cinnamon-sugar coated cookies in the summertime as well!

    Hope to hear from you again soon!

    -Joy

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  6. Maybe you should freeze some? Lol! I have 3 kids and a husband here that eat all of my baked goodies, so 3 dozen is not a problem for me! Your cookies look great and I love your plate. ;-)

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  7. I've seen snickerdoodles on other (US) sites and they're about as confusing to me as the coffee cakes they have listed but that contain no coffee.... They look delicious though - will definitely be trying them soon! Rosy x

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  8. Your snickerdoodles look great! I think I made mine smaller than suggested because I got 4 dozen!

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  9. Pretty presentation. Love the ribbon!

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  10. I am new to this site. Where can I get this receipe?

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  11. Snickerdoodles are my favorite. Have you tried Snickerdoodle bars or Snickerdoodle muffins? YUM!
    I wonder which came first... the snickerdoodle cookie or the Snickers candy bar. Hmmmmm...

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  12. I love snickerdoodles too! Im so glas we made them this week :) yours look SOOO good, I love the presentation!

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  13. I hope you and your snickerdoodles had fun at the picnic, they look lovely! I love cinnamon too, always heavy-handed with the measurements!

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  14. Joy - Yeah, the plate is antique. My boyfriends mum picked it up at an antique fair for me, I love it :)

    Alberta Girl - You can get the recipe from the Sweet Melissa Sunday Baking Book or by clicking on the name Spike in my post.

    Katie xox

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  15. I always wonder about the name too but can't resist them. Yours look so good, I'm craving some now

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  16. your cookies look delish!! and i just love the ribbon idea. i always wonder how to dress up my cookies for a shot. you have given me inspiration! :)

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  17. I've never made them, but keep meanng to, they look divine!

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  18. I love Snickerdoodles and love making them. Yours turned out great!

    Maria
    x

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  19. Hi Katie, ive just come across your blog. You have some real yummy looking recipes on your blog, making me hungry. Ive always wanted to try a snickerdoodle cookie!

    Rose

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  20. I just came across your blog, via Head of the Table. Do you mind if I re-post the cookie idea and give you credit? So so so cute! What a fun blog you have. I can't wait to go through your archives!

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  21. snickerdoodles are pretty grand :). Can't tell from the photo if you did this already, but as a fellow lover of cinnamon, what is also nice to do before you bake them is to drop each dough 'ball' into a mixture of sugar and cinnamon so it coats the top and then put it on the baking tray :) adds a really nice crusty top to it, and MORE cinnamon!!!

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Thank you for your comments :)

Katie xo