You are here: Home » Recipes » Snickerdoodles Snickerdoodles Recipe by Favorite Recipes Press Yield 72 pieces This cookie is a favorite for kids and adults alike. PrintEmail Ingredients 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened1/2 cup shortening1 1/2 cups sugar2 -- eggs2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour2 teaspoons cream of tartar1 teaspoon baking soda1/4 teaspoon salt2 tablespoons sugar2 teaspoons ground cinnamon Instructions Cream the butter, shortening, 1 1/2 cups sugar and the eggs in a mixing bowl until light and fluffy. Add the flour, cream of tartar, baking soda and salt and mix well. Chill if the dough is too sticky to handle. Shape into balls. Roll the dough balls in a mixture of 2 tablespoons sugar and the cinnamon. Arrange on a light cookie sheet. Bake at 350F for 8 to 10 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on the cookie sheet for 2 minutes. Remove to a wire rack to cool completley. You may use a dark cookie sheet, but reduce the oven temperature to 325F. Recipe reprinted with permission from the Junior League of Tyler Texas, Inc. Ring Around the Rosie, A Collection of Children’s Recipes (Tyler, Tx., 2007).