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 oncology-trained staff Registered Dietitian, Kate Ueland, MS, RD, to ensure that each is backed with scientific evidence and meets the standards set by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

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