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Snickerdoodles - Recipe 1

Snickerdoodles - Recipe 1
by Ginger, Cookie Club Member
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Category: Desserts, Cookies
Prep Time: 20 Minutes
Level: Easy to Bake
Yield: 6 Dozen Cookies

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This is my Grandmother's cookie recipe. Love to make them and eat them. Every time I make these I think of making them with my grandmother.


1 1/2 c. sugar
1/2 c. margarine or butter, softened
1/2 c. shortening
2 eggs
2 3/4 c. all-purpose flour, sifted
2 tsp. cream of tartar
1 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. salt
2 T. sugar
2 tsp. ground cinnamon


Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Mix 1 1/2 cups sugar, margarine, shortening and eggs. Stir in flour, cream of tartar, baking soda and salt. Shape by teaspoon into balls. Mix 2 T. sugar and cinnamon; roll balls in mixture to coat. Place about 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake until set, 8 to 10 minutes. Immediately remove from cookie sheet.