Snickerdoodle Cheesecake

I love eating something sweet and tangy with a cup of good tea served alongside at weekend. It makes me feel better after long days at work. This Snickerdoodle Cheesecake is one of my favorites. It’s a perfect mix of cookie dough, cinnamon sugar, granulated sugar, cream cheese, sour cream, eggs, vanilla extract, ground cinnamon, and vanilla frosting. It’s a crazy desserts for small parties.


Snickerdoodle Cheesecake

Recipe by Sandra MyersCourse: DessertCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Medium


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If you need something to pamper your sweet tooth, just give this snickerdoodle cheesecake a try. Have fun!


  • 1 log refrigerated sugar cookie dough

  • 3 tbsp. cinnamon sugar, plus more for garnish

  • 3 8-oz. blocks cream cheese, softened

  • 1/4 c. sour cream

  • 3 large eggs

  • 2 tsp. pure vanilla extract

  • 1/4 tsp. ground cinnamon

  • 1 c. granulated sugar

  • pinch of kosher salt

  • vanilla frosting


  • Preheat oven to 350° F and spray an 8” springform pan with cooking spray.
  • Add cookie dough and cinnamon sugar to a large bowl, stir until evenly incorporated. Press about half of the dough into bottom of pan. (Reserve extra dough to bake as cookies.)
  • Pour cream cheese in another large bowl, and beat until smooth. Beat in sugar and sour cream and until light and fluffy.
  • Working by one, add eggs, beating well between each addition. Stir in vanilla, cinnamon and salt. Pour batter over the cookie dough crust.
  • Bake until slightly jiggly in the center, about 1 hour. Turn off oven and open the door slightly to let cheesecake cool for about 1 hour. Then refrigerate until completely cool, at least 4 hours and up to overnight.
  • Roll remaining dough into small balls (about a tablespoon) then flatten slightly.
  • Transfer to baking sheet and bake until starting to turn golden around the edges, about 10 minutes. Transfer to a cooling rack to cool completely.
  • Sprinkle top of the cheesecake with more cinnamon sugar. Pipe frosting around the edges of the cheesecake, garnish with snickerdoodle cookies.
  • Serve immediately!

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