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These snickerdoodle bars are AMAZING! I love snickerdoodle cookies but these bars are even easier to make. No rolling or chilling the dough. I could eat the entire pan! The best easy cookie bar recipe! | tastesbetterfromscratch.com
Snickerdoodle Bars
Prep Time
7 mins
Cook Time
23 mins
Total Time
30 mins

My favorite cookie recipe transformed into the BEST super soft and chewy snickerdoodle bars! No rolling or chilling--these couldn't be easier to make.

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cookie bars, snickerdoodles
Unit: cup, large, Tablespoon, teaspoon
Servings: 24
Calories: 182 kcal
Author: Lauren Allen
  • 1/2 cup butter , softened
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cream of tartar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. Cream together butter, shortening, and 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar. 

  3. Add eggs and vanilla and mix well. Add the flour, cream of tartar, baking soda and salt and stir until combined.

  4. Lightly grease a 9x13'' pan. Press the dough into an even layer on the bottom the pan. 

  5. In a small cup or bowl, mix the 1 1/2 tablespoons granulated sugar and 1 teaspoon cinnamon. Sprinkle mixture evenly over the top of the dough. 

  6. Bake for 22-26 minutes (don't over bake!). Remove and allow to cool completely before cutting and serving.  

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