Snickerdoodle Cookies

by , Updated March 31, 2017
Diana Rattray

If you only make one kind of cookie for Christmas and fall and winter holidays, make snickerdoodles. The cinnamon coated cookies are perfect for holidays.



  1. Preheat oven to 375 F.
  2. Mix 1 1/2 cups of sugar and shortening until light and fluffy. Mix in the eggs. Stir in flour, cream of tartar, and soda.
  3. Chill dough for about 1 to 2 hours.
  4. Roll the dough into balls the size of walnuts.
  5. Combine 2 teaspoons of sugar and the cinnamon. Roll cookies in the cinnamon and sugar mixture.
  6. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes. Cool completely on wire racks.
  7. Makes about 4 dozen.

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