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Snickerdoodle Bars

Snickerdoodle bars are just as tasty as the cookies but easier to make. Soft and chewy on the inside with a cinnamon and sugar crunch on the outside!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword snickerdoodle bars, snickerdoodle bars recipe, snickerdoodle cookie bars
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 12 bars
Calories 446kcal
Author Alli



For the Cookie Bars

  • 3 3/4 cups flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1 cup butter softened
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

For the Cinnamon & Sugar Mixture

  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon


  • Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  • Whisk together flour, salt, baking soda, and cream of tartar.
  • Cream together butter and sugar until light and fluffy, about 2 minutes.
  • Add eggs, one at a time, beating well between each addition.
  • Add milk and vanilla extract, beat until combined.
  • Slowly add dry ingredients into the creamed mixture.
  • Mix until everything just comes together, scraping down the bowl as needed.
  • Combine cinnamon and sugar. Sprinkle half in the bottom of a greased 9x13 pan.
  • Spread cookie dough into the 9x13 pan on top of the cinnamon sugar.
  • Press into and even layer. Sprinkle remaining cinnamon sugar mixture evenly on top.
  • Bake for 15-20 minutes, or until the top is golden brown and a toothpick comes out slightly wet.


Calories: 446kcal | Carbohydrates: 70g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 68mg | Sodium: 292mg | Potassium: 84mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 39g | Vitamin A: 520IU | Calcium: 27mg | Iron: 2mg