Snickerdoodles Recipe

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Snickerdoodles Recipe is similar to a sugar cookie but rolled in a sugar and cinnamon mixture. Sometimes known as Snipdoodles or Cinnamon Sugar Cookies and have been around since
the 1800's.
Snickerdoodle cookies are my Kids & Grandfathers favorite treat!

Every Christmas my Aunt make him a batch and he hides them!!!


2 3/4 all-purpose flour
1 1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup butter or margarine(softened)
1/2 cup shortening
2 eggs
2 teaspoons cream of tarter
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/4 teaspoon salt

Place in small bowl:
3 tablespoon sugar
2 teaspoon cinnamon


- Preheat Oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Combine eggs, shortening and butter then add the 1 1/2 sugar, cream of tarter, baking soda, vanilla and salt and mix. Then mix in flour.
- In a separate small bowl mix together 3 tablespoons of sugar and the 2 teaspoons of cinnamon.
- Make into 1 inch balls and roll into cinnamon & sugar mixture. Place on ungreased cookie sheet then flatten the 1 inch balls with a bottom of a glass.
- Bake for 8 - 10 minutes until edges start to turn golden or for chewy cookie bake until set about 8 minutes.

Yields: 5 dozen Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 8 to 10 minutes Ready In: 1 hour

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