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Snickerdoodle Blondies

Snickerdoodle Blondies are one of the most delicious dessert bars I’ve ever made. It’s hard to eat only one!

stack of three snickerdoodle blondies

These blondies taste amazing with the cinnamon chips and cinnamon-sugar topping. There are a lot of flavors in this one dessert. I’ve brought these bars to many gatherings, and everyone always asks for the recipe!

About cinnamon chips:

You used to be able to find them alongside the chocolate chips at most markets. Now, they’re harder to find in the stores. Walmart and Target are your best bet. There might be others. You can always find cinnamon chips online. I usually order them in bulk, and just store them in the freezer. 

Recipeboy holding the Recipe Boy Cookbook

This post has been updated from its original publish date of 2013. My son Brooks (RecipeBoy) was 12 at the time, and here are a couple of quotes from him (which I treasure, now that he’s 20 years old!!)

My mom is awesome. Her first cookbook was published just the other day! I made Snickerdoodle Blondies from the Dessert chapter of The RecipeGirl Cookbook. Man oh man are they yummy.

There it is! My mom’s fantastic cookbook. (She mentions me a lot in it!) I’m so proud of my mom for putting so much time and effort into this cookbook. I want to be just like her someday! She got so stressed-out at times during the writing and editing of the book, so it was hard to be happy during the making of the cookbook. But now, my dad and I are very happy to have the real Lori Lange back! I love you mom!

ingredients displayed for making snickerdoodle blondies

Ingredients needed:

  • all purpose flour
  • baking powder
  • ground cinnamon
  • cream of tartar
  • salt
  • light brown sugar
  • salted butter
  • eggs
  • vanilla extract
  • cinnamon chips
  • white sugar

RecipeBoy using a hand mixer in the kitchen

Again… from Brooks in his original post:

I’m just working away on this Snickerdoodle Blondies recipe while I occasionally look up at the book to see what to do next. The RecipeGirl Cookbook is one of my favorite cookbooks ever! Well, my mom is interrogating me on what other cookbooks I like, so I take that back. My mom’s cookbook is THE BEST cookbook I have ever seen. (My mom wanted me to make it uppercase so that everyone understands that fact).

four photos showing how to make snickerdoodle blondies

How to make Snickerdoodle Blondies:

The full, printable recipe is at the end of this post.

You will need a 9×9-inch pan for this recipe. Spray it with nonstick spray. Whisk together the dry ingredients. Use an electric mixer to combine the wet ingredients. Then combine the two and stir in the cinnamon chips.

Spread the batter into the pan. Top the batter with a cinnamon and sugar mixture. Then bake for 45 minutes.

snickerdoodle blondies in a white baking dish

Honestly, they don’t look super impressive when they come out of the oven. But you have to taste them!! We have a recipe for Butterscotch Blondies that we really love a lot, but these are even better!

snickerdoodle blondies

I’m obsessed with the cinnamon chips because they just add so much to these Snickerdoodle blondies. They are so good in everything from cookies to cakes to scones and more.

Here are a few more recipes to make with cinnamon chips:

snickerdoodle blondies

Store these Snickerdoodle Blondies in a sealed container for up to 3 days at room temperature. They freeze well too!  Just make sure they’re in a well sealed container, and you can freeze them for up to three months. Enjoy!

snickerdoodle blondie on a white plate

Try these Snickerdoodle Blondies. They are so good!

stack of three snickerdoodle blondies

Snickerdoodle Blondies (Reprinted with permission from The Recipe Girl Cookbook.)
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 12 blondies
Calories 382 kcal





  • Preheat the oven to 350°F. Spray a 9-inch square baking pan with nonstick spray.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, cinnamon, cream of tartar and salt.
  • In a large bowl, use an electric mixer to combine the sugar and butter. Add the eggs and vanilla and mix until well combined. Gently stir in the dry ingredients until incorporated. Stir in the cinnamon chips. Spread the batter into the prepared pan. Combine the topping ingredients and sprinkle evenly onto the batter.
  • Bake for 45 minutes, or until golden brown and a toothpick inserted in the center comes out somewhat clean. The blondies will feel firm when done, but the inside will be moist and tender.


Serving: 1blondieCalories: 382kcalCarbohydrates: 53gProtein: 4gFat: 18gSaturated Fat: 11gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0.5gCholesterol: 66mgSodium: 213mgPotassium: 138mgFiber: 1gSugar: 41gVitamin A: 420IUVitamin C: 0.1mgCalcium: 89mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Bars, blondies, snickerdoodles,
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Recipe Rating


Tuesday 30th of April 2024

I do love these, but I prefer white chocolate chips over cinnamon. They are pretty rich, but so delicious!


Friday 19th of April 2013

My favorite is the Pioneer Woman Cooks by Ree Drummond. Very tough to choose just one book though.