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Snickerdoodles Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Sir Adrianus Russell
Added: Saturday, December 24, 2005

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 cups of all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons cream of tartar
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup of butter or margarine (2 sticks), softened
1 1/3 cups plus 1/4 cup of sugar
2 large eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

Directions:
Directions:
Despite their funny name, these cimmamon sugar-coated butter cookies became a favorite all across the country and are now considered an American classic. They are so much fun to make, the kids will beg to help.

1. Preheat oven to 375 F. In large bowl, stir together flour, cream of tartar, and baking soda.

2. In separate large bowl, with mixer at medium speed, beat butter and 1 1/3 cups sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Reduce speed to low; beat in flour mixture until well blended.

3. In small bowl, combine cinnamon and remaining 1/4 cup sugar. With hands, shape dough into 1-inch balls. Roll in cinnamon-sugar to coat. Place balls, 1 inch apart, on ungreased large cookie sheet. Bake until set and lightly goden and slightly cinkly on top, 12 minutes. Cool on cookie sheet on wire rack 1 minute. WIth wide metal spatula, transfer cookies to wire racks to cool competely.

4. Repeat with remaining dough

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
54 cookies
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
25 MINUTES
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Each cookie: About 80 calories, 1 g protein, 11 g carbohydrate, 4 g total fat (2 g saturated), 17 mg cholesteral, 60 mg sodium

 

 

 

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