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Snickerdoodles Recipe

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Sandy Olson
Added: Tuesday, November 27, 2007


1 C. shortening (you can use 1/2 C. butter & 1/2 C.shortening)
1 1/2 C. sugar
2 eggs
2 3/4 C. flour
1 tsp. baking soda
2 tsp. cream of tartar
1/4 tsp. salt

Rolling mixture
1/4 C. sugar
2 tsp. cinnamon

Heat oven to 400F.
Cream shortening, sugar and eggs in large bowl.
Stir in flour, baking soda, cream of tartar and salt.
Shape dough into 1 1/4-inch balls.

Combine sugar and cinnamon together for rolling mixture.
Roll dough balls in cinnamon-sugar mixture.
Place balls 2-inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
Bake 8 -10 minutes or until set.
Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack to cool.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4 dozen




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