Snickerdoodle Cheesecake Recipe

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Constance Published: March 28, 2021 Modified: June 29, 2021
Snickerdoodle Cheesecake Recipe

How To Make Snickerdoodle Cheesecake

This snickerdoodle cheesecake is a sweet treat made with a sweet and salty crust with a creamy cheesecake filling and a dash of cinnamon sugar on top.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 1 hour 10 minutes
Cool Time: 5 hours
Total: 6 hours 30 minutes



  • sugar cookie dough,refrigerated, 1 log
  • 3tbspcinnamon sugar,plus more for garnish
  • 8ozcream cheese,(3 blocks) softened
  • 1cupgranulated sugar
  • ¼cupsour cream
  • 3large eggs
  • 2tsppure vanilla extract
  • ¼tspground cinnamon
  • pinchkosher salt
  • vanilla frosting


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and grease an 8-inch springform pan with cooking spray.

  2. In a large bowl, combine cookie dough and cinnamon sugar and stir until evenly incorporated. Press about half of the dough into the bottom of the springform pan.

  3. In another large bowl, beat the cream cheese until smooth. Add sugar and sour cream and beat until light and fluffy.

  4. Add eggs one at a time, beating well between each addition. Stir in vanilla, cinnamon, and salt.

  5. Pour batter over the cookie dough crust. Bake until slightly jiggly in the center for about 1 hour.

  6. Turn off the oven and open the door slightly to let the cheesecake cool for about 1 hour. Then refrigerate until completely cool, at least 4 hours, and up to overnight.

  7. Roll remaining dough into small balls (about a tablespoon) then flatten slightly.

  8. Place on a baking sheet and bake until starting to turn golden around the edges for about 10 minutes. Transfer to a cooling rack to cool completely.

  9. Before serving, sprinkle the top of the cheesecake with more cinnamon sugar.

  10. Using a large star tip, pipe frosting around the edges of the cheesecake then garnish with snickerdoodle cookies.


  • Calories: 204.60kcal
  • Fat: 10.33g
  • Saturated Fat: 5.51g
  • Trans Fat: 0.01g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 2.80g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.66g
  • Carbohydrates: 25.10g
  • Fiber: 0.03g
  • Sugar: 24.76g
  • Protein: 3.35g
  • Cholesterol: 83.74mg
  • Sodium: 158.33mg
  • Calcium: 37.96mg
  • Potassium: 62.11mg
  • Iron: 0.38mg
  • Vitamin A: 117.14µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.05mg
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