Snickerdoodles

1 1/2 cups sugar
1/2 cup stick margarine or butter,* softened
1/2 cup shortening
2 eggs
2 3/4 cups Gold Medal all-purpose flour**
2 teaspoons cream of tartar
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup sugar
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon


Heat oven to 400 F.

Mix 1 1/2 cups sugar, the margarine, shortening and eggs in large bowl.
Stir in flour, cream of tartar, baking soda and salt.

Shape dough into 1 1/4-inch balls. Mix 1/4 cup sugar and the cinnamon. Roll
balls in cinnamon-sugar mixture. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie
sheet.

Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until set. Remove from cookie sheet. Cool on wire
rack.

*Spreads with at least 65% vegetable oil can be substituted.

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

Makes about 4 dozen cookies

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This recipe courtesy of Back of the Box Recipes.
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This recipe used with permission from General Mills, Inc.