"I shall content myself with merely declaring my firm conviction that, for the seeker who would live in fear of God and who would see Him face to face, restraint in diet both as to quantity and quality is as essential as restraint in thought and speech." -Mahatma Gandhi

Sunday, September 28, 2008


1 1/2 cups sugar
1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
1/2 cup shortening
2 large eggs
2 3/4 cups all-pupose flour*
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 degrees.

2. In large bowl, beat 1 1/2 cups sugar, the butter, shortening and eggs with electric mixer on medium speed, or mix with spoon. Stir in flour, cream of tartar, baking soda and salt.

3. Shape dough into 1 1/4-inch balls. In small bowl, mix 1/4 cup sugar and the cinnamon. Roll ball in cinnamon-sugar mixture. On ungreased cookie sheet, place balls 2 inches apart.

4. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until set. Immediately remove from cookie sheet to wire rack.

*If using self-rising flour, omit cream of tartar, baking soda and salt.

Recipe by: Betty Crocker

Makes about 4 dozen cookies

Nutrition Info: 1 cookie
Fat-4 g
Chol-15 mg
Carbs-13 g
Carb choices-about 1

1 comment:

Wandering Coyote said...

I love snickerdoodles! I used to make them all the time at work and they were very popular.