Snickerdoodle Cookies
This snickerdoodle cookies recipe has been in my family for a long time, and it is the perfect blend of sugar cookie and cinnamon-sugar topping that makes into a delicious crisp holiday cookie, but can easily be transformed into a soft cookie too!
Serves: 48
  • 2¾ cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons cream of tartar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup of shortening
  • 1½ cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
Roll cookies in
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 4 tablespoons cinnamon
  1. Sift together the flour, cream of tartar, baking soda and salt.
  2. Using a mixer beat together the shortening, sugar, and eggs until very light and fluffy.
  3. Add in the flour mixture, incorporating a little at a time until well mixed.
  4. Chill the dough for at least one hour.
  5. Form the dough into small balls and roll it in the cinnamon-sugar mixture until covered all around.
  6. Place the cookies 2 inches apart on a parchment-lined baking sheet.
  7. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes at 400°.
Recipe by MomOf6 at