Have all ingredients at room temperature before mixing together

bullet cup butter or margarine
bullet2 tsp cream of tartar
bullet cup Crisco
bullet1 tsp. baking soda
bullet1 cups sugar
bullet tsp. salt
bullet2 eggs (I use medium)
bullet2 Tblsps. sugar
bullet1 tsp. vanilla
bullet1 tsp. ground cinnamon
bullet2  2/3 cups sifted flour
bulletBeat butter and crisco until light; add 1 cup sugar and beat until fluffy
bulletBeat in eggs and vanilla
bulletSift together flour, cream of tartar, baking soda and salt; add to beaten mixture above
bulletCombine 2 Tblsps sugar and cinnamon in a small bowl
bulletShape dough in small balls, about 1", and roll in sugar/cinnamon mixture
bulletPlace 2" apart on ungreased baking sheet
bulletBake in hot oven 400 for 8 to 10 minutes (I usually bake 9 minutes)
bulletCookies flatten during baking
bulletRemove cookies and cool on racks.
bulletMakes about 6 dozen

Comment:  I was brought up on these back in the 40's and 50's, and I brought my kids up on them back in the 70's, 80's & 90's.  They are a very good soft sugar cookie (Randy & Kathy Ballard love em!)


From The Kitchen Of:    Jean Roe  ~  Tyler Church of Christ, Tyler, TX

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