Mom's Snickerdoodles

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Kathie Carr

By
@kathiecc

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

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

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

How to Make Mom's Snickerdoodles

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.

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About Mom's Snickerdoodles

Course/Dish: Cookies



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