Snickerdoodle cookies are one of my favorites: soft and crisp, sweet and cinnamoney. My snickerdoodle cookie recipe was among the first couple of recipes ever posted on this blog and they have continued as a favorite in my house. And after I made snickerdoodle cupcakes, it seemed obvious that snickerdoodle muffins would be an amazing recipe as well.
When I made this recipe, I realized that it was no mistake. Just like the cookie, these are soft and buttery on the inside, slightly crisp on the outside. They have that perfect blend of cinnamon and sugar.
And, baked in the oven, the sugar-cinnamon mixture caramelizes on top of the muffin, giving it an extra little crunch. (more…)