Formed Cookies Snickerdoodles by Connie

Connie posted 11-17-98

SNICKERDOODLES - from the Betty Crocker Cookbook First Edition published in 1950.

1 cup soft shortening
1 1/2 cups sugar
2 eggs
2 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
2 tsp. cream of tartar
1 tsp. soda
1/2 tsp. salt

2 Tbsp. sugar mixed with 2 tsp. cinnamon

Mix together thoroughly the shortening, sugar and eggs.
Sift the dry ingred. and stir into the sugar/shortening mix. Chill dough. Roll dough into balls the size of small walnuts.

Roll balls in the cinnamon sugar. Place about 2" apart on ungreased baking sheet. Bake until lightly browned. . . but
still soft. Cookies puff up at first, then flatten out with crinkled tops.) 400 degree oven. 8 to 10 minutes.

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