Snickerdoodle is a hilarious name for a cookie!  No one seems to know where the name came from.  You must admit……it is easy to remember.

Cinnamon gives this cookie a great flavor. 

They are very easy to make and delicious!



1 c. shortening

1 1/2 c. sugar

2 eggs

2 3/4 c. sifted flour

1 tsp. baking soda

2 tsp. cream of tartar

1 1/2 tsp. salt

2 Tbs. sugar

2 tsp. cinnamon

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

Cream shortening, sugar and eggs.  Set aside.  Sift flour, baking soda, cream of tartar and salt.  Add to creamed mixture.

Roll into balls about the size of a small walnut.  Roll in cinnamon and sugar.  Place about 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet.  Bake for 8-10 minutes.  Makes about 3 dozen.