- December 23, 2018 at 9:57 pm #395019
For the Cinnamon Sugar Coating:
1 tbs sugar
1 tbs ground cinnamon
For the Cookies:
1 cup shortening
1 1/2 cups sugar
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
2 tsp cream of tartar
Heat the oven to 400°.
In a shallow bowl or pie plate, combine 1 tbs of granulated sugar and the cinnamon. Set aside.
In a mixing bowl with an electric mixer, cream the shortening until fluffy. Gradually add 1 1/2 cups sugar, beating well. Add eggs. Beat well. Stir in vanilla.
In a separate bowl, sift together flour, soda, salt and cream of tartar. Add sifted ingredients to creamed mixture. Stir until well blended.
Shape dough into 1-inch balls and roll in cinnamon-sugar mixture.
Arrange the cookies 2 inches apart on lightly greased or parchment paper-lined baking sheets.
Bake at for about 6 minutes or until lightly browned.
Remove to wire racks to cool. Makes 4 dozen