Snickerdoodle Cookies

Snickerdoodle Cookies

(just like my Momma made)

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1 cup shortening (I use the pre-measured sticks from Crisco, they are in the oil section on the baking isle)

1 1/2 cups sugar

2 eggs

2 3/4 cups flour

1 tsp salt

1/2 tsp baking soda


Cream together shortening and sugar.  Add eggs. In separate bowl sift together flour, cream of tarter, salt and baking soda.  Add to shortening mixture. dough will be stiff.  Put 1 cup sugar and 2 tsp cinnamon in a bowl and mix.  Roll dough into balls and drop into cinnamon/sugar mixture. once coated put them on a ungreased baking sheet.  Bake at 350 for 8 minutes.  Do not over bake.


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