Snickerdoodles

Ingredients:

1 cup soft shortening

2 eggs

1 ½ cups sugar

2 ¾ cups sifted flour

2 teaspoons cream of tartar

1 teaspoon baking soda

½ teaspoon salt

Sugar mixture*

 

Directions:

Mix first 3 ingredients. 

 

Sift together last 4 ingredients.

 

Mix mixtures together, then chill (approx. 4 hours).

 

Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.

 

Roll dough into size of walnuts, then roll in sugar mixture.  Bake** on ungreased cookie sheet for 8-10 minutes.

 

*Sugar mixture:

2 tablespoons of sugar per 2 teaspoons of cinnamon (4 tablespoons sugar for 4 teaspoons cinnamon, etc.)

 

**Place cookies far enough apart on sheet to allow spreading.