Total Time
20mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 10 mins

for a Mocha version: add 2 tsp instant coffee mixed with 1 tsp hot water. When cookies are cooled dip in melted chocolate.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. In a medium bowl, cream together the shortening and 1 1/2 cups of sugar. Stir in the eggs.
  3. Sift together the flour, baking soda, cream of tartar and salt; stir into the creamed mixture until well blended.
  4. In a small bowl stir together the 2 Tbs sugar and cinnamon.
  5. Roll dough into walnut sized balls, then roll the balls in the cinnamon-sugar. Place the onto an unprepared cookie sheet, two inches apart.
  6. Bake for 8 - 10 minutes. Edges should be slightly brown. Remove from sheets to cool on wire racks.