Brown Butter Snickerdoodle
Brown Butter Snickerdoodles cookies are a truly delicious cookie. Banish boring basic snickerdoodles and amp up the flavor with brown butter and brown sugar to make these a decadent and chewy snickerdoodle!
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
chilling time: 1 hour
Servings: 28 cookies
- 1 cup browned butter
- 1 cups white sugar
- ½ cup brown sugar
- 2 eggs
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
- 2 teaspoons cream of tartar
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 4 tablespoons white sugar
- 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
Make Brown Butter
Add butter to a heavy bottomed pan over medium heat.
Whisk as the butter melts to keep it melting evenly.
Butter will foam up and then subside. You will notice solid bits fall to the bottom of the pan.
The butter will turn brown and smell nutty. Remove from heat and transfer to a heat safe bowl. Allow to cool slightly before using in cookies.
Make Brown Butter Snickerdoodles
Cream together butter, 1 cup white sugar, ½ cup brown sugar. Scrape down sides of the bowl as needed until butter and sugar are well mixed.
Add eggs and vanilla extract, continue to beat until mixture is pale and thick.
In a separate bowl, whisk together flour, cream of tartar, soda and salt. Add the flour mixture to the wet ingredients and blend until just mixed.
Chill dough for 45 minutes or overnight.
Shape dough into balls about 1.5 Tablespoons in size. I use a cookie scoop. Mix the 4 tablespoons sugar and cinnamon. Roll balls of dough in mixture. Place 2 inches apart on baking sheets lined with parchment paper or a silicon baking mat.
Bake 8 to 10 minutes, or until edges are set and golden and centers are puffed.
Calories: 156kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 29mg | Sodium: 144mg | Potassium: 64mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 220IU | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 0.7mg
Nutritional information is an estimate for your convenience. If you have strict nutritional needs, please do your due diligence to make sure this recipe fits your needs.
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