Introduction: Scrumptious Snickerdoodles
Who couldn't love everything about snickerdoodles. They are easy to make using common pantry items. They are a light cookie and with some minor changes you can create a soft or a crisp cookie. Oh, and of course who can ignore the name? “Snickerdoodles” are drop cookies topped with cinnamon sugar that are cited in print from at least 1889.
Step 1: Ingredients:
1/4 cup butter
1/4 cup shortening
3/4 cup sugar
1 1/2 cup flour
1 tsp. cream of tarter
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
2 tbsp. sugar (for coating)
2 tsp. cinnamon (for coating)
Step 2: Step 1:
heat oven to 400°F
Step 3: Step 2:
In a large mixing bowl beat butter, shortening, 3/4 cup sugar and egg until smooth.
Step 4: Step 3:
in a small bowl sift together with fork flour, cream of tarter, baking soda and salt.
Step 5: Step 4:
Dump flour mixture into lager bowl with sugar mixture. Beat on low until smooth.
Step 6: Step 5:
Cover dough with tinfoil then place it in refrigerator for 2 hours.
Step 7: Step 6:
In a small bowl mix 2 tbsp sugar with the 2 tsp cinnamon.
Step 8: Step 7:
Take a small amount of dough and roll into a walnut size ball. Then roll in cinnamon and sugar. Then place two inches apart on a nun greased baking sheet.
Step 9: Step 9:
place in heated oven on middle rack and bake for 10-13 min or until golden brown.
Step 10: Step 10:
once done take out of oven and immediately take cookies off with metal spatula and place on wire cooling rack for 3 min for cooling
Step 11: Step 11:
Once cool place on plate, serve and enjoy ;)