Snickerdoodles

Snickerdoodles

Snickerdoodles


2 ½ dozen

½ cup soft shortening, part butter                           
½ tsp soda                       
1 egg                           
1 1/3 cups flour               
1 tsp cream of tartar
¾ cup sugar
1/8 tsp salt
1 Tbsp sugar
1 tsp cinnamon   
               
Heat the oven to 375º Convection. Mix shortening, sugar and egg thoroughly. Stir together the flour, cream of tartar, soda and salt, then mix into egg mixture.

Roll into balls the size of small walnuts. Roll in mixture of 1 Tbsp sugar and cinnamon. Place 2" apart on ungreased baking sheet. Bake about 8-9 minutes or until lightly browned, but still soft.  (They puff up at first, then flatten out). Cool; store in covered container.