Cookie Dough
1 cup shortening
1-1/2 cups sugar 
2 eggs 
2-3/4 cups flour 
2 teaspoons cream of tartar 
1 teaspoon baking soda 
1/2 teaspoon salt 
2 tablespoons sugar 
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon


Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.  In a medium bowl cream together shortening, sugar and eggs.

Sift together flour, cream of tartar, baking soda and salt in a bowl; add to the creamed mixture mixing well.  Form into 1-inch balls, roll in a mixture of sugar and cinnamon. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until puffed. Cool completely on wire racks.  Yield: 3 dozen cookies.


This is a delicious, traditional snickerdoodle cookie recipe.

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