Old-fashioned snickerdoodles never go out of style with die-hard cinnamon lovers like me!
Snickerdoodles are sugar cookies kicked up a notch with the addition of cinnamon. Lots and lots of cinnamon. It’s the first thing to hit your senses when you bite into them along with the addicting chewy quality they possess.
Snickerdoodles have just the right amount of chewiness to them while still remaining on the soft side of the cookie spectrum. It’s this chewiness that makes it hard to eat just one! Like a potato chip, it’s near to impossible. While they look entirely unassuming, it’s just a ploy. Don’t say I didn’t warn you.
I highly recommend using Vietnamese cinnamon to make your cookies the best they can be. If Vietnamese cinnamon isn’t already in your spice cabinet than seek it out. You will never want to use a run-of-the mill cinnamon again, because all cinnamon is definitely not created equal. Vietnamese is superior and will make your baked goods sing.
Vietnamese cinnamon is “zingy” and carries far more flavor than its counterparts. Think cinnamon red-hots with less emphasis on the hots. It’s warm and spicy with just a touch of barely there sweetness. All the qualities I dearly love cinnamon for.
Snickerdoodles could be the poster child for cinnamon lovers everywhere. If there’s not a fan club already. . . well, there should be! I’ll be first in line to join. A well-guarded snickerdoodle clenched tightly in each hand.