Chocolate Snickerdoodles
Cuisine: American
Author: Cookie Madness
Prep time: 10 mins
Cook time: 9 mins
Total time: 19 mins
Chocolate cookies rolled in cinnamon sugar.
Ingredients
  • 2 1/4 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup natural unsweetened cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • Cinnamon-Sugar Mixture
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine flour, cocoa powder, cream of tartar, baking soda and salt.
  3. In large bowl, using an electric mixer, beat butter and sugar until creamy. Beat in vanilla and eggs. Add flour mixture and stir, do not beat, until mixed.
  4. Combine the 2 tablespoon sugar and 2 teaspoons of cinnamon to make cinnamon sugar. Shape dough into 1" balls; roll balls in sugar-cinnamon mixture. Place 2" apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
  5. Bake for 6-9 minutes or until set. Remove from cookie sheets immediately. (I baked mine for 8).
  6. Makes about 36 cookies
Recipe by Cookie Madness at http://www.cookiemadness.net/2008/02/chocolate-snickerdoodles/