SnickerDoodle Cookies..Regular and Chocolate

Crystal ~

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@crystal7

I have been making this recipe for a long, long time. Plain or chocolate snickerdoodles, both are deliciously good! :)


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Serves:

approx. 3-4 dozen cookies

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1½ cups sugar
1 stick of unsalted butter (1/2 cup), softened
¼ cup crisco
2 teaspoons vanilla
2 eggs
2¾ cups flour
1 teaspoon cream of tarter
½ teaspoon baking soda
¼ teaspoon salt
3 tablespoons sugar
3 teaspoons cinnamon
note: to make chocolate snickerdoodles... ½ cup of unsweetened cocoa can be substituted for ½ cup flour.

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
2
In a small bowl combine the 3 Tablespoons of sugar and cinnamon; set aside.
3
In a large bowl, beat 1½ cups sugar, butter and Crisco until light and fluffy. Add the vanilla and eggs; beat until well blended.
4
Lightly spoon the flour into the measuring cup; level off. Add the flour, cream of tartar, baking soda, and salt to the butter-sugar mixture; mix well.
5
Optional: Chill the mixture for 20-30 minutes, or grease your hands with a little crisco or oil for easier handling of the dough.
6
Shape dough into 1-inch balls; roll the cookie balls in the sugar-cinnamon mixture. Place 2 inches apart onto parchment lined cookie sheets.
7
Bake at 400 degrees for 7-9 minutes or until set. Immediately remove from cookie sheets and cool on rack.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American