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! |
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5 from 8 votes

Snickerdoodle Bars

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.
Prep Time7 mins
Cook Time23 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 24
Calories: 182kcal
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


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Cream together butter, shortening, and 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar. 
  • Add eggs and vanilla and mix well. Add the flour, cream of tartar, baking soda and salt and stir until combined.
  • Lightly grease a 9x13'' pan. Press the dough into an even layer on the bottom the pan. 
  • 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. 
  • Bake for 22-26 minutes (don't over bake!). Remove and allow to cool completely before cutting and serving.  



Calories: 182kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 23mg | Sodium: 109mg | Potassium: 51mg | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 140IU | Calcium: 6mg | Iron: 0.7mg