Post by motherofone on Feb 24, 2009 10:38:37 GMT -5
I made these cookies last weekend. They are the best snickerdoodles I have ever eaten. I found the receipe on Allrecipes.com. I included it below. You must try it
INGREDIENTS 1/2 cup butter, softened 1/2 cup shortening 1 1/2 cups white sugar 2 eggs 2 tsp vanilla extract 2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 2 tsp cream of tartar 1 tsp baking soda 1/4 tsp salt 2 tbsp white sugar 2 tsp ground cinnamon
DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Cream together butter, shortening, 1 1/2 cups sugar, the eggs and the vanilla. Blend in the flour, cream of tartar, soda and salt. Shape dough by forming into balls. Mix the 2 tbsp sugar and the cinnamon. Roll balls of dough in mixture. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake 8 to 10 minutes, or until set but not too hard. Remove immediately from baking sheets. Let cool.