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Snickerdoodle Bars Recipe

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Quick and easy snickerdoodle bars recipe, packed with cinnamon and nutmeg. These soft and chewy snickerdoodle blondie bars have a spiced sugar topping.

*Thank you Vital Proteins for sponsoring today’s post so that I can share this recipe for snickerdoodle bars with all of you. As always, all opinions are mine.*

These snickerdoodle bars are one of the many recipes I enjoy making during FALL.

There’s something about the FRAGRANCE of cinnamon and nutmeg filling up the kitchen that makes me feel all warm and fuzzy inside.

Snickerdoodle Bars Recipe

Some people like to call them snickerdoodle blondie bars OR snickerdoodle cookie bars.

Honestly, I don’t really know the difference and regardless of the name, they all taste the SAME.

They are SOFT and CHEWY and have a crispy sugary top that’s irresistible!

I know many people like to make snickerdoodle bars from cookie mix or cake mix BUT they are just not as flavorful as these bars from SCRATCH.

Try them once and I promise you will fall in love!

Soft and Chewy Snickerdoodle Bars Recipe

Here are some TIPS for making perfect snickerdoodle bars:

  • Eggs and butter must be at room temperature so they blend together properly.
  • You must use unsalted butter since salted butter would make these bars very salty.
  • Don’t replace butter with margarine or oil since that will drastically affect this recipe.
  • DON’T skip the cream of tartar since it gives these bars a nice texture.
  • Don’t replace powdered sugar with granulated sugar or vice vera. You need to use both types of sugars in the batter to give the best texture.
  • Stir 1/2 cup cinnamon chips or white chocolate chips  into the batter to make them even more delicious.
  • Enjoy these bars as is OR drizzle them with a simple glaze or caramel sauce or even American buttercream frosting.
  • The batter will be thick but please DON’T over-mix!
  • To make snickerdoodle cream cheese bars or snickerdoodle cheesecake bars, top these bars with cream cheese frosting.
  • Leftovers can be stored in a sealed container at room temperature (without any frosting, syrups or glazes) for up to 3 days.

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How to make snickerdoodle bars?

Start off by creaming together butter and sugar. Mix in eggs and vanilla extract. In another bowl, whisk together the flour, spices, baking powder, cream of tartar. Dump the dry mixture into the wet mixture and mix until just combined. Spread batter into a pan. Sprinkle with cinnamon sugar. Bake and then, enjoy with a drizzle of caramel sauce.

Snickerdoodle Bars Recipe From Scratch

I used Vital Proteins collagen peptides to give these bars a boost of nutrition.

It’s ODORLESS and COLORLESS and you can add it to any of your recipes.

No one can ever tell, which is AWESOME!

It’s great for your health and after using it for over a year, I absolutely see the difference and love it!


Well, that’s all for today.

If you liked these snickerdoodle blondies, you may like some of these brownies and bars recipes too…

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5 from 2 votes

Snickerdoodle Bars Recipe

Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
35 mins
Quick and easy snickerdoodle bars recipe, packed with cinnamon and nutmeg. These soft and chewy snickerdoodle blondie bars have a spiced sugar topping. 
Servings: 24 Slices
Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Calories: 195 kcal
Author: CakeWhiz


  • 1 cup Butter Unsalted
  • 1 cup Granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup Powdered sugar
  • 2 Eggs Large
  • 1 tbsp Vanilla extract
  • 2 1/2 cups All-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp Nutmeg powder
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon powder
  • 1 tsp Baking powder
  • 1 tsp Cream of tartar
  • 1 packet Vital Proteins Collagen Peptides
  • 1/3 cup Granulated Sugar
  • 1 tbsp Cinnamon powder
  • 1 cup Caramel sauce


  1. In a mixing bowl, cream together butter and sugar until light and fluffy.

  2. Add eggs and vanilla extract and mix until smooth.

  3. In a separate mixing bowl, whisk together flour, nutmeg, cinnamon, baking powder, cream of tartar and collagen peptides. 

  4. Dump this dry mixture into the wet mixture and mix until just combined. 

  5. Spread this mixture into a rectangular cake pan (Dimensions: 9x13). 

  6. Prepare the cinnamon sugar topping in a small bowl by mixing together sugar and cinnamon powder. 

  7. Sprinkle this sugar mixture on top of the snickerdoodle mixture. 

  8. Bake at 350 degrees for about 25-27 minutes or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean. 

  9. When the bars cool down, cut slices.

  10. Drizzle caramel sauce and enjoy!

Recipe Video

Recipe Notes

  • Read all my tips above.
  • Leftovers can be stored in a sealed container at room temperature for up to 3 days. 
Nutrition Facts
Snickerdoodle Bars Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 195 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 5g25%
Cholesterol 34mg11%
Sodium 106mg4%
Potassium 70mg2%
Carbohydrates 29g10%
Sugar 12g13%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 265IU5%
Calcium 25mg3%
Iron 0.7mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Until next time, tata my lovelies!

7 comments on “Snickerdoodle Bars Recipe”

  1. These bars look incredible! I’ll take mine drizzled in caramel!!!

  2. Holy Yum and love that you added in collagen!!!

  3. I can’t get Vital Proteins Collagen Peptides in the small town in which I live. Can I leave that out?

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