These were my mom's favorite cookies when I was growing up! We'd make them every Christmas, and they were SOO delicious!
Yields 4 Dozen
1 Tbsp Sugar (seperate)
1 tsp Cinnamon
1 cup Shortening
1-1/2 cups Sugar
1 tsp Vanilla
2-3/4 cups Flour
1 tsp Baking Soda
1/2 tsp Salt
2 tsp Cream of Tartar
Combine 1 Tbsp sugar and the cinnamon. Set aside for later.
Cream shortening, add 1-1/2 cups sugar gradually, beating well. Add eggs, beat and then add the vanilla and beat.
Sift flour, baking soda, salt and cream of tartar.
Add to creamed mixture and mix well.
Shape dough into 1 inch balls and roll in the cinnamon sugar mixture.
Place 2 inches apart on a greased cookie sheet.
Bake at 400 degrees for about 6 minutes.
Let cool, and enjoy!
5/30/2016 11:53:20 pm
I love snickerdoodle cookies. These look so yummy.
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