How to Make Appetizing Amish Friendship Bread Snickerdoodle Cookies

Amish Friendship Bread Snickerdoodle Cookies. This Amish Friendship Bread snickerdoodle cookie recipe is a Friendship Bread Kitchen favorite. Got some snickerdoodle connoisseurs out there? Grab some cinnamon-sugar goodness to go!

The starter dough can also be shared with friends, hence the name. Amish Friendship bread is made from a sourdough starter that can be used to make many kinds of yeast baked breads. Sugar, vegetable oil and a mild cinnamon flavor is used to produce a cake that is similar to pound or coffee cake. You can have Amish Friendship Bread Snickerdoodle Cookies using 11 ingredients and 6 steps. Here is how you achieve it.

Ingredients of Amish Friendship Bread Snickerdoodle Cookies

  1. Prepare 1 cup of Amish Friendship Bread starter (recipe below).
  2. It’s 1 cup of butter, softened.
  3. Prepare 1 1/2 cup of sugar (I used coconut sugar).
  4. You need 2 of eggs.
  5. You need 1 tsp of cinnamon.
  6. It’s 1 tsp of baking soda.
  7. It’s 1 tsp of cream of tartar.
  8. Prepare 4 cup of flour (I substituted 1/4 of this with white whole wheat flour).
  9. Prepare 1/4 tsp of salt.
  10. It’s 1/4 cup of sugar (for rolling).
  11. You need 1/3 cup of cinnamon (for rolling).

Using the starter can make directions a bit confusing and the process. I was very happy to find a started recipe and now I have a question. Do not use any type of metal spoons or bowl for mixing. This starter made a runny cookie dough consistency for me.

Amish Friendship Bread Snickerdoodle Cookies step by step

  1. Mix wet ingredients in bowl..
  2. Mix dry ingredients in smaller bowl..
  3. Mix wet and dry ingredients together..
  4. Roll dough into about 1 inch balls and roll in reserved sugar and cinnamon mixture. Place onto cookie sheet and flatten slightly with slotted spatula..
  5. Cook for ten minutes(soft cookie) or 1-2 minutes longer for crispy cookie at 375°F oven..
  6. RECIPE FOR AMISH FRIENDSHIP BREAD STARTER: Use prepared starter for this recipe on day ten. (Basic starter takes 10 Days to make). 1 cup sugar 1 cup flour 1 cup milk. Place into gallon size ziplock. Days 1-5 squoosh in bag once daily. "Feed" with one cup sugar, one cup flour, one cup milk on day five. Days 5-10 continue squooshing bag once daily. On day ten, add another one cup sugar, flour, sugar. Divide equally into four portions. Use one for recipe, give the other three away to friends with directions for continuing starter process, or use for other recipes. Unused starter can be frozen for later use..

A looong time ago a friend gave me a bag of mush and told me to follow the rules – to knead it, add things to it, and speak nice things to it, and one day it would turn into a glorious loaf of Amish Bread. This bread is made with a sweetened sourdough starter that you typically receive from a friend (that's why it's called Friendship Bread). The "legend" is that it was first "started" by the Amish who gave it to friends who then turned around and gave it to their friends and so on until a batch found its way to. I have always loved Amish Friendship Bread, but I moved to a new town where I don't know many people. A classic bread that's made to be shared, gift bags of starter to friends and family so they can spread the love.