Snickerdoodles

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Clorissa Marie Forbs

By
@Clorissa_Forbs

This is one of my favorite recipes from my grandma's cookbook. She was the greatest cook I have ever known.
In Loving Memory of Edna Mae Boyce
Dec. 25, 1927-Aug. 13, 2011

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
Makes 2 Dozen
Prep:
1 Hr 15 Min
Cook:
10 Min

Ingredients

DOUGH INGREDIENTS

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

AFTER DOUGH INGREDIENTS

2 Tbsp
sugar
2 tsp
cinnamon

How to Make Snickerdoodles

Step-by-Step

  • 1Mix together thoroughly the shortening, sugar, and eggs.
  • 2In a separate bowl, sift together flour, cream of tartar, baking soda, and salt. Mix in with batter from STEP 1.
  • 3Chill dough for about an hour.
  • 4Take dough and roll into balls about the size of a walnut and then roll in sugar and cinnamon.
  • 5Place about 2 in. apart on an ungreased baking sheet. Cook on 400 for about 8-10 minutes.

    *Note: These cookies will puff at first, then flatten out with crinkled tops.

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About Snickerdoodles

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: For Kids