How To Make Grandma's Christmas Cookies — aka Snickerdoodles

Posted by Shelby McGuigan on

Snickerdoodle candle and cookies

The perfect pairing for your new Grandma's Christmas Cookies soy candle or wax melts is a warm batch of snickerdoodles, using the recipe that inspired the scent from When In Aroma. 

Makes: 24 cookies


  • 1/3 cup soft shortening
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 3/4 cup and 3 tbsp. flour
  • 1 tsp. cream of tartar
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • Mixture of 1 tbsp. sugar and 1 tsp. cinnamon


  1. Cream together sugar and shortening. Add egg and mix well.
  2. Mix flour, cream of tartar, and baking soda. Add to mixture.
  3. Chill dough for 1 hour, then round into balls.
  4. Roll balls in sugar and cinnamon.
  5. Place on baking sheet. Bake at 400 degrees for 8-10 minutes.

If you haven't yet, go pick up your own Grandma's Christmas Cookies candle to complement this snickerdoodle recipe.

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