mom's snickerdoodles

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By Kathie Carr
from North Liberty, IN

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

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serves 12
prep time 15 Min
cook time 10 Min

Ingredients For mom's snickerdoodles

  • 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
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How To Make mom's snickerdoodles

  • 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.

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