Prep 40 mins
Cook 10 mins
They may have an unusual name, but these rich cinnamon-sugar cookies are great for the holidays or anytime you want a tasty cinnamon treat.
- 1 1⁄2 cups sugar
- 1⁄2 cup butter or 1⁄2 cup margarine, softened
- 1⁄2 cup shortening
- 2 eggs
- 2 3⁄4 cups all-purpose flour (or unbleached flour I use Gold Medal)
- 2 teaspoons cream of tartar
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1⁄4 teaspoon salt
- 1⁄4 cup sugar
- 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
- 1. Heat oven to 400*F.
- 2. Mix 1 1/2 cups sugar, the butter, shortening and eggs in large bowl. Stir in flour, cream of tartar, baking soda and salt.
- 3. Shape dough into 1 1/4-inch balls. Mix 1/4 cup sugar and the cinnamon. Roll balls in cinnamon-sugar mixture. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet.
- 4. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until set. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack.
- Tips:: Purchasing- To ensure recipe success if using a vegetable oil spread, use a spread with at least 65% vegetable oil.
- Substitution: Rise to the occasion! If using self-rising flour, there is no need to add cream of tartar, baking soda and salt.
- How-To: These rich cinnamon-sugar cookies make a great gift! Place a bag of them in a small basket along with packets of cappuccino or hot chocolate mix.
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