Whole Wheat Snickerdoodles - Cook For Your Life- anti-cancer recipes

Whole Wheat Snickerdoodles

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Clock Icon for Prep Time 15 min prep
Person Icon for Serving Size 36 servings
Carrot Icon for Number of Ingredients Size 9 ingredients

There’s always room for a little snickerdoodle in your life. These Whole Wheat Snickerdoodles are the perfect spicy cookie for the holidays or any time of year. These are made with whole wheat, but...


  • 1½ cups whole wheat flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup unsalted butter
  • ¾ cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ cup white sugar
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

Nutrition Facts


70 cals


3 g

Saturated Fat

2 g

Polyunsaturated Fat

0 g

Monounsaturated Fat

1 g


11 g


7 g


1 g


1 g


40 mg


  1. Preheat oven to 375 F.
  2. Sift together flour, baking powder and salt.
  3. Cream butter and sugar in the bowl of a stand mixer.  Add egg and vanilla and beat until incorporated.  Add combined dry ingredients slowly in 3 to 4 batches.
  4. Combine white sugar and cinnamon.  Shape dough into 1 inch balls and roll in cinnamon sugar mixture.
  5. Place dough balls 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet and press down lightly on each with the bottom of a drinking glass to flatten slightly.
  6. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes until golden brown.

Registered Dietitian Approved

All our recipes are created by chefs and reviewed by our Registered Dietitian Kate Ueland, MS, RD, CSO, a board-certified specialist in oncology nutrition, to ensure that each is backed with scientific evidence and follows the guidelines set by the  Oncology Nutrition for Clinical Practice, 2nd Ed.,  published by the Oncology Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group, a professional interest group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

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