Snickerdoodles

I didn’t create this recipe, I got it from allrecipes.com here, but it’s Christine’s favorite cookie and after I made them for her the other night she asked me to post the recipe that I use, so here it is.

Snickerdoodles

1 cup shortening
1 1/2 cups white sugar
2 eggs
2 3/4 cups sifted all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 teaspoons cream of tartar
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons white sugar
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.


In a medium bowl, cream together the shortening and sugar. Add eggs one at a time, mixing after each. Sift together the flour, baking soda, cream of tartar and salt; stir into the creamed mixture until well blended.

In a small shallow bowl, stir together the 2 tablespoons of sugar with the cinnamon. Roll the dough into walnut sized balls and roll the balls in the sugar mixture. Place cookies 2 inches apart on the prepared cookie sheet. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven. Cookies should be slightly golden at the edges. Remove to cool on wire racks.

Give away to prevent devouring entire batch yourself. (I added this part of the recipe! 🙂 )

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1 Response to “Snickerdoodles”


  1. 1 Christine J December 11, 2007 at 1:57 am

    you are the most fantastic person in the entire world!!!!! 🙂 I dont care where you got it from because i have it now! hahahahaha! 🙂


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