Original Snickerdoodles

Original Snickerdoodles Recipe

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Teri Dunaway

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@typistma

I grew up on these cookies ... my mom made them every year at Christmas and we used red and green sugar sprinkled on top to make them "Christmasy!"

Rating:
★★★★★ 3 votes
Comments:
Serves:
Plenty
Cook:
10 Min

Ingredients

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

How to Make Original Snickerdoodles

Step-by-Step

  • 1Cream together the first 3 ingredients.
  • 2Sift together and then stir in the next 4 ingredients.
  • 3Chill dough in bowl until firm.
  • 4Roll into balls.
  • 5Roll in cinnamon/sugar mixture.
  • 6Place 1 1/2 inches apart on a cookie sheet.
  • 7Bake until lightly brown. (375 for approximately 10 minutes.)
  • 8(Cookies puff up first and then flatten and crinkle on top.)

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About Original Snickerdoodles

Course/Dish: Cookies