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This is a recipe that's been used in my family since my great, great grandmother. It's always been a family favorite, but it used to yield flatter cookies ...
Start with gathering the ingredients, making sure you have enough of each. That's always my downfall, I get everything out and discover half-way through that I'm almost out ...
You'll need a spatula, a fork, a couple of bowls, and some means of mixing your ingredients. I always recommend using an actual mixer, like the old hunk ...
Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
First, soften your butter. You can do this by either leaving it out on the counter for a few hours, or if you don't have that much time, ...
Next, add the softened butter to the bowl.
Next, add 1½ Cups of sugar to the bowl with the butter. "Cream" the ingredients together, AKA: Mix on a high speed, yielding a fluffy mixture of sugar and ...
Mix in each egg one at a time. This seems unimportant, but it helps the texture of the cookies.
Next, pull out a separate bowl and, if you haven't already, the dry ingredients you're about to use. Double check that you have enough of each ingredient. - ...
In this new bowl, start by adding 2½ Cups of all-purpose flour.
Next, add 2 tsp. of "Cream of Tartar" to your flour.
Next, add 1 tsp. of Baking Soda to your flour and "Cream of Tartar" bowl.
Next, add ¼ tsp. of salt to your dry ingredients mixture.
Stir your dry ingredients together.
Then add your dry ingredients to your butter, sugar, and eggs and mix it all together. NOTE: If you followed all the instructions thus far, your dough shouldn't ...
Now, in a smaller bowl, take 2 Tbsp. of sugar and mix it with 2 tsp. of Cinnamon. This will be the cinnamon sugar that coats your cookies. ...
Next, roll your cookies into approximately 1-inch balls, and coat them in the cinnamon sugar mixture.
Place your cinnamon-coated cookie balls on a cookie sheet. I space them about 2-3 inches apart to ensure that my cookies don't run into each other. I like ...
Put your cookie sheet into the oven. In the time it took mixing these together, it should have reached the specified 400-degree temperature. Unless, that is, if you didn't ...
Once the cookies are in the oven, set the timer for 7 minutes. The picture looks like it says seven o'clock, but it doesn't. That's me setting the ...
Once the timer goes off, take out the tray and let the cookies sit for a minute or two. If you try to pick them up, or scoop ...
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