Favorite Snickerdoodle Cookies

Brinley was my helper this time and we had some fun. Right after this she had a blowout, but she is a trooper!

The story behind the cookies. There is always a little bit of background as to how these became the go to snickerdoodle cookies.

I was babysitting two boys and while they were doing something I was feeling snacky, so I decided to try and make cookies. From my search I found this recipe and substituted the egg for banana and I love it! I gave the cookies to my family and they also loved it, along with the mother of the boys. Not only that, but the boys I was babysitting loved the cookies and they told me they hate bananas. A little appalled that they don’t like bananas, at least I was able to get them to eat these, haha.

It looks like she is pointing to the next step in the process of making the cookies 🙂 .


  • 1 Cup butter
  • 1 1/4 Cup sugar
  • 1/2 banana
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 Cup flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 Cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon


  1. Cream butter and sugar. Then add banana and vanilla.
  2. Mix flour, baking powder and salt.
  3. If dough is sticky add 1 Tablespoon flour. If dough is crumbly add 1 teaspoon of water.
  4. Mix cinnamon and sugar in small, separate bowl.
  5. Make the balls about the size of a 1/4 Cup and roll them in the cinnamon and sugar mix.
  6. 350 degrees F for 12-15 min.

Some other substitutes you can do is: Remember the 1/2 banana replaces 1 egg

3 Tablespoons of peanut butter = 1 Egg

1/4 Cup applesauce = 1 Egg

1/2 Cup Coconut oil & 1/2 Cup water = 1 Cup Butter

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