Brown Butter Snickerdoodles Recipe


Learn how to make brown butter snickerdoodles; they are perfect for the holiday season.

Hands On Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
25 mins

Join Today In Nashville hosts, Kelly Sutton and Carole Sullivan, as they team up with Chef Mathew Rice from Pastaria in Nashville, TN, to make Brown Butter Snickerdoodles. Complete with some of our favorite spices of the holiday season like cinnamon and brown sugar, we think these tasty treats deserve a spot on your Christmas table.

Brown Butter Snickerdoodles


  • 2 sticks unsalted butter

  • 2 2/4 cups all-purpose flour

  • 2 teaspoons cream of tartar

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 2 eggs

  • 1 tablespoon milk

  • 1 cup sugar

  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar


  1. Whisk the dry ingredients together. Brown the butter and strain. Cool slightly. Cream butter and sugars until fluffy. Add the eggs and milk. Scrape down the sides of the bowl and continue to mix until combined.

  2. Add flour mixture and combine until dough is smooth. Chill the dough before scooping. Roll scooped dough balls in a mixture of granulated sugar and cinnamon.

  3. Bake 12 -15 minutes at 350 degrees.

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