1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
1/2 cup (1 stick/4 oz/113g) butter or margarine, softened
1/2 cup shortening (such as Crisco)
2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons cream of tartar
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup granulated sugar
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1. Heat oven to 400ºF (200ºC).
2. Mix the 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 the 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. Cool completely.
Makes 4 dozen cookies.
Photograph taken by Diana Baker Woodall© 2001
Source: Betty Crocker
Date: December 2001