Mom's Snickerdoodles

Kathie Carr

By
@kathiecc

Just about everybody likes these cookies. Mom made them often and this is her recipe.


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Serves:

12

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Ingredients

SUGAR COATING:

2 Tbsp
sugar
2 tsp
cinnamon

COOKIE DOUGH:

1 c
shortening
1 1/2 c
sugar
2
eggs
2 3/4 c
flour
1 tsp
baking soda
2 tsp
cream of tartar
1/2 tsp
salt

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a small bowl stir together sugar coating ingredients and set aside.
2
Preheat oven to 375 degrees. In a medium bowl, cream together the shortening and 1 1/2 cups sugar. Stir in the eggs. Sift together the flour, baking soda, cream of tartar, and salt; stir into the creamed mixture until well blended.
3
Shape cookie dough into walnut sized balls, then roll the balls in the cinnamon-sugar. Place them onto an ungreased cookie sheet, two inches apart. Flatten slightly. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven. Edges should be slightly brown. Remove from sheets to cool on wire racks.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies