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Snickerdoodle Cookies

Prep Time: 10 minutes + overnight
Cooking time: 10 minutes

Ellie's specialty, we get these once a year along with her delicious Oatmeal Wafers


1/4 CUP   Butter - softened

1/4 CUP   Shortnening

3/4 CUP   Sugar

1ea            large egg

1.25 CUP + 2 Tablespoons All-Purpose flour

1 Teaspoon  Cream of Tartar

1/2 Teaspoon Baking Soda

1/8 Teaspoon salt

2 Tablespoons Sugar

2 Teaspoons Cinnamon

Mix thoroughly the butter, shortening, [3/4 cup] sugar and egg

Blend in flour, cream of tartar, baking soda and salt

Chill the mix overnight

[Next Day]

Pre-heat oven to 400F

Shape dough by rounded teaspoonfuls into balls of uniform size

Mix the 2 Tablespoons of sugar and cinnamon in a small bowl. Roll the dough balls in sugar/amon mix thoroughly. place the dough balls 2 inches apart on an ungreased baking or ckkie sheet. Bake 8-10 minutes. Remove immediately from the baking sheet.

Makes 3 dozen cookies.

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