My Moms Award Winning Snickerdoodles

If you are looking for the perfect snickerdoodle recipe this is it. Seriously- they are dang delicious- with the perfect chewy texture. My mom has been known for this recipe since as long as I can remember. She used to make them for road trips, potlucks, and everyone requested them at church activities. So here you have it- thank me later. And don't make these without a purpose, or you will eat ALL. OF. THEM.


1 cup shortening (Don't even think about doing it, just do it).
1 1/2 cup sugar
2 eggs
2 3/4 cup sifted flour (Measure it AFTER sifting)
2 tsp. cream of tartar
1 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt

2 Tbsp. sugar
2 tsp. Cinnamon

Cream together shortening, sugar, eggs.
Sift together flour, cream of tartar, baking soda and Salt
Add to the wet ingredients.
Only blend until just mixed.
Shape into balls and roll in cinnamon + sugar mixture.
Bake at 350 degrees until the tops start to crack
Take out and leave on cookie sheet for 3-5 minutes before removing for cooling.

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