Orange Snickerdoodles

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Orange Snickerdoodles



Preheat oven to 375.

Beat the butter and sugar until creamy.

Add baking soda, cream of tartar and zest of 1 orange and mix well.

Beat in egg and vanilla until combined.

Add flour in parts until it is all combined.

Cover dough and chill in refrigerator for 1 hour (or freezer for 20 minutes).

Combine 2 tablespoons of sugar and cinnamon in a flat bottom bowl (or a pie pan).

Roll dough into 1 inch balls, then roll in cinnamon sugar mixture to coat.

Place on ungreased cookie sheet and bake for 10-11 minutes.

Cool on a wire rack.


Prep Time: 1 hour
Servings: about 25 cookies


1/2 cup salted butter

1 cup sugar

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar

1 egg

1 teaspoon vanilla

1 1/2 cups all purpose flour

Zest of 1 orange (zest two if you want some extra zest to top your cookie)

2 tablespoons sugar

1 teaspoon cinnamon