Cookies and Bars · Family Favorites


Snickerdoodles aren’t a fancy cookie but, oh my, are they good! I have fond memories of eating these cookies made by my sister and my Mom. Now they are favorite for my family, too.


  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup shortening
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 3/4 cup sifted all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1 tablespoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Cream sugar, shortening and eggs.
  3. Sift flour, cream of tartar, soda, and salt; add to creamed mixture.
  4. Mix until well blended. Chill if desired.
  5. Combine 1/2 cup sugar and cinnamon separately.
  6. Form dough into small balls the size of a walnut and roll in cinnamon sugar.
  7. Place on an engrossed cookie sheet about 2 inches apart. Bake for 8-10 minutes.
  8. Cool for 10 minutes on baking sheet before moving to cooling rack.

Recipe from our family recipe box.

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