snickerdoodle pancakes

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breakfast is anything but boring when it includes pancakes that taste like everyone’s favorite cookies; snickerdoodle pancakes

snickerdoodle pancakes

I know that technically it is still summer for another month or so, but my kids went back to school last week. That means I am ready for all things fall, especially cooler weather. It was 106 yesterday, and frankly that is too hot for me. And even though I wasn’t totally ready for summer to end, I’m ready now. Bring on the cold rain, crackling leaves, and a fire in the fireplace every evening.

snickerdoodle pancakes

When I think of fall cinnamon comes to mind. Apples too, but really it is cinnamon that I love, and these snickerdoodle pancakes pack some serious cinnamon flavor. Plus, when it comes to breakfast, can you really go wrong with pancakes that taste like cookies? I don’t think so.

snickerdoodle pancakes


  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar, divided
  • 2 tsp cinnamon, divided
  • 1 tsp cream of tartar
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup of milk
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 4 Tbsp butter, melted, divided


  • combine the flour, 2 Tbsp sugar, 1 tsp cinnamon, cream of tartar, baking powder, and salt
  • whisk the milk with the egg, vanilla,and 2 Tbsp of butter
  • pour the wet ingredients over the dry, and stir just until combined
  • preheat a griddle or large skillet over medium heat, and brush with melted butter
  • pour 1/4 cup batter per pancake
  • when tiny bubbles appear on the surface and the edges begin to dry, flip (2-3 minutes)
  • cook until the bottom is golden and the pancakes are cooked through (another minute or 2)
  • combine the remaining sugar and cinnamon
  • brush cooked pancakes with melted butter and sprinkle with sugar and cinnamon
  • serve plain or with maple syrup

If you like cinnamon as much as I do, these pancakes are going to be your new favorite fall breakfast treat.


snickerdoodle pancakes

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