Snicker Doodles



1 cup shortening or unsalted margarine
1½ cups sugar
2 eggs
2¾ cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 teaspoons cream of tartar
½ teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons sugar
2 teaspoons cinnamon

Preheat oven to 375 degrees
In a medium bowl, cream together the shortening and 1½ cups sugar. Stir in the eggs. Sift together flour, baking soda, cream of tartar and salt. Stir into the creamed mixture until well blended.
In a small bowl, stir together the 2 tablespoons sugar the cinnamon. Roll dough into walnut sized balls, and then roll the balls in the cinnamon sugar mixture. Place them onto an ungreased cookie sheet about two inches apart.

Bake for 8 to 10 minutes. Cool and enjoy.
Makes about 3 dozen cookies.

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