Monday, January 16, 2012

Snickerdoodles

I made these Snickerdoodles right before Christmas. I think they only lasted maybe 1 1/2 days before they were all gone. Not good before the holidays.....and I wonder why I put on a few pounds??? They are courtesy of Betty Crocker and are a "from scratch" cookie. Very good, very soft and chewy and very addicting! 

1 1/2 cups sugar
1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
1/2 cup shortening
2 eggs
2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour or unbleached flour
2 teaspoons cream of tartar
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup sugar
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

Heat oven to 400 degrees F. 
Mix 1 1/2 cups sugar, the butter, shortening and eggs in large bowl.  Stir in flour, cream of tartar, baking soda and salt.
Shape dough into 1/14 inch balls.  Mix 1/4 cup sugar and the cinnamon.  Roll balls in cinnamon-sugar mixture.  Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet.
Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until set.  Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack to cool.

makes 4 dozen cookies

12 comments:

Leslie said...

They do sound very addicting! Snickerdoodles are some of my favorites!

Lynda said...

Snickerdoodles are one of my favorite cookies. Like you I just can't stay out of them.
Yours look great!

Coleen said...

A classic cookie, perfect!!

Jenn said...

As I have gotten older, Snickerdoodles have become one of my favorite types of cookies. Heck, I'd even pass over a chocolate chip cookie for one of them :)

Katherine Aucoin said...

I have never had a snickerdoodle before. I've heard of them but never tried them. This looks like something the homegirlz and I need to try this week!

Aarthi said...

This is totally yummy recipe...I am loving it dear..Will try it soon..

Aarthi
http://yummytummy-aarthi.blogspot.com/

teresa said...

mmm, i just love snickerdoodles!

Pam said...

Oh my gosh! I haven't made these cookies in my years. They bring back great memories of a neighbor who made them when I was young. Time to make them again. Thanks for the post!

Katy ~ said...

I wonder if there is anything really better than a simple, delicious snickerdoodle. So, so good. No wonder generations of cookie monsters have loved these!

Joanne said...

Understandable. Snickerdoodles are so simple...but they are also THE BEST cookie out there.

Pam said...

These are my very favorite cookies - they look so good!

Irene C.Cruz said...

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