One of the delicious cookies that my friend Heather makes every year as part of our Holiday Cookie Baking Party are Snickerdoodles! Rolling cookie dough in sugar and cinnamon equals heaven! Here is the recipe that she uses which is part of the Betty Crocker Cookbook – Wedding Edition.
Snickerdoodles — from Betty Crocker Cookbook
1 1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup shortening
2 3/4 cup flour
2 tsp cream of tarter
1 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 cup sugar
2 tsp ground cinnamon
Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
Beat 1 1/2 cup sugar, butter, shortening, and eggs in a large bowl with medium speed.
Stir in flour, cream of tarter, baking soda, and salt.
Shape dough into 1 1/4 inch balls.
Mix 1/4 cup sugar and the cinnamon together in a ramekin.
Roll balls in cinnamon-sugar mixture and place two inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet.
Bake 10 minutes, or until golden and set. Immediately remove from cookie sheet to wire rack.