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Snickerdoodle Cookies

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Snickerdoodle Classics

Mix together thoroughly ....

2 Cups Soft Shortening
3 Cups Sugar
4 Eggs

Stir in ...

5 1/2 Cups Sifted Flour
4 Teaspoons Cream of Tartar
2 Teaspoons Soda
1 Teaspoon Salt
Instructions ....

Chill Dough for 1-2 Hours.
Roll into balls the size of walnuts.
Roll balls in mixture of sugar and cinnamon.
Place on cookie sheet.

Bake at ...

400 degrees F.
8-10 Minutes.
Bake until slightly brown.
Let cool a few minutes.
Remove to cooling rack.
Makes about 8 dozen 2 1/2" cookies.

Snickerdoodle Cookies

* 1 cup shortening
* 1 1/2 cups white sugar
* 2 eggs
* 2 1/2 cups all purpose flour
* 2 teaspoons cream of tartar
* 1 teaspoon baking soda
* 1/2 teaspoon salt

Cookie Coating

* 1/4 cup white sugar
* 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

Preheat oven to 400. In a bowl, mix shortening, sugar and eggs until creamy. In a sifter, combine flour, cream of tartar, baking soda and salt. Sift the dry ingredients into the bowl of wet ingredients. Blend with a wooden spoon until completely combined.

Roll the cookie dough into balls the size of small walnuts. Mix the cinnamon and remaining sugar in a small shallow bowl. Roll the cookie dough balls in the cinnamon and sugar mixture until well coated.

Place coated cookie dough balls on an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake for 6-8 minutes -- watch carefully to make sure they don't overcook.

Let cookies set one minute on cookie sheet, then remove to rack to finish cooling. Makes about 45 cookies.

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