Monday, August 20, 2012

Snickerdoodle Cookies

This past weekend I wanted to take something special to a class that I have been attending.  I decided that I would take my Great Aunt Carol's Snickerdoodle Cookies.  I don't know where she got the recipe but I have been making these cookies for as long as I have known how to bake, my mom calls these one of my specialties.  Snickerdoodles are a favorite in my house and as soon as I bake them they seem to be gone.  They were a great hit at the class, everyone enjoyed them.  Here is the recipe, I hope that you like them as much as my family and friends do.

Great Aunt Carol's
Snickerdoodle Cookies

1 cup shortening
1/2 cup margarine softened
1 1/2 cups sugar
2 eggs
2 3/4 cups flour
2 teaspoons cream of tartar
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt

*you will also need some cinnamon sugar, about a half cup sugar and about a half teaspoon cinnamon in a bowl you can eye ball this

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
Mix shortening, margarine, sugar and eggs until combined.
Add flour, cream of tartar, baking soda and salt until combined
Roll into 1 in balls and then coat in cinnamon sugar.  Bake 8 to 10 minutes.


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