Snickerdoodle Bars

Snickerdoodle Bars which is the delicious bar form of the famous cookie.

stack of Snickerdoodle Bars

I LOVE Snickerdoodles and was super excited when my new SIL made some Snickerdoodle Bars for Easter. The hubby was even more excited! He said they were just the right amount of sweet.

Well, I asked if she would share the recipe and she was happy to do so. I hope you like them as much as we did…

They look DELISH, don’t they?

Here is the recipe…

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Snickerdoodle Bars

snickerdoodle bars with glaze
5 from 3 votes
Snickerdoodle Bars - these glazed treat bars are delicious and packed with cinnamon and sugar. We love this recipe!
Course Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 4489 kcal
Author Lil' Luna


  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 1 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 - 2 tbsp milk
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla


  • Heat oven to 350 degrees. Spray bottom of 9x13 pan. In a small bowl combine flour, baking powder and salt. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl beat butter until cream. Beat in sugars. Gradually beat eggs and vanilla until combined on low speed. Beat in dry ingredients until combined.
  • Spoon ½ the batter into the pan and spread evenly. Sprinkle cinnamon/sugar mixture (1TB of each) evenly over batter.
  • Spoon teaspoons of remaining batter evenly over cinnamon/sugar mixture.
  • Bake 20-25 minutes or until golden brown and toothpick comes out clean. Cool completely.
  • In a small bowl stir glaze ingredients (1 cup powdered sugar, 1-2 TB milk, ½ tsp. vanilla) until smooth and thin enough to drizzle. Drizzle over bars. Enjoy!

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Snickerdoodle Bars with glaze with a glass of milk

plate full of snickerdoodle bars

stack of snickerdoodle bars with glaze

I’m wishing I had some right about now….

For more great bar recipes we love, check out:

M&M Chocolate Oat Bars

M&M Chocolate Oat Bars

Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

 Cookie Bars

Cake Mix Cookie Bars

 Cake Mix Cookie Bars

For more Snickerdoodle Goodness you can find my Snickerdoodle Bread recipe HERE or my Snickerdoodle Cookies recipe HERE.

Thanks for the sharing the recipe, Karlie! 😀

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Pictures for this recipe were re-taken by contributor, Alicia, of The Baker Upstairs.

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My name is Kristyn and I’m the mom of SIX stinkin’ cute kids and the wife to my smokin’ hot hubby, Lo. My mom’s maiden name is Luna, and I’m one of the many crafty “Lil’ Lunas” in the fam. On this site I like to share all things creative - from recipes to home decor to gifts and home decor ideas. Welcome!

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  1. Made these tonight and my kids absolutely love em! My son said “Mom, it’s like eating a cinnamon roll cookie!” Thanks for the great recipes!!

  2. These were terrific! I made them at home and they were gone quickly. I have another batch in the oven now to take to work tomorrow!

  3. Is there a way to adjust the Snickerdoodle Bread, Cookie and Bar recipes for diabetics? My daughters boyfriend and grandmother are both diabetic and would not be able to enjoy these and no one should have to miss out on the joy of Snickerdoodles

  4. Do these tasted different than regular Snickerdoodle cookies since I make Snickerdoodles with Cream of Tartar and not baking powder. Just curious, they look really good just wondering about the difference. Thanks

    1. Most Snickerdoodle recipes do include cream of tartar and these do taste a little different since they are bars but they still have that cinnamon/sugar delicious-ness!

  5. 5 stars
    This recipe was great, I doubled it and baked in a sheet pan and it worked very well. I added some cream cheese to the icing and it was even better!!

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