Spiced Snickerdoodles

Everyone loves snickerdoodles, so how about spicing up this classic cookie with cardamom and ginger? These delectable snickerdoodles cookies are simple to prepare and a great twist on a seasonal cookie.

Spiced Snickerdoodles

Yields about 48 cookies Snickerdoodles


  • 2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 cup margarine; softened
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon


  1. Mix together the flour, cream of tartar, salt, baking soda, cinnamon, cardamom, and ginger; set aside.
  2. Cream together the margarine and sugar until well blended, mix in vanilla. Add in the eggs one at a time and fully incorporated.
  3. Add dry mixture to the creamed mixture and mix until combined.
  4. In a separate bowl mix together the 1/2 cup of sugar and 2 teaspoons of cinnamon.
  5. Form into balls and roll in the cinnamon-sugar mixture.
  6. Place the dough balls on an ungreased cookie sheet about 2 inches apart.
  7. Bake 350 degrees F for 10-12 minutes.

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