Caine's Favourite Christmas Treat

Christmas Snickerdoodles

Christmas Snickerdoodles (Cookie Exchange Quantity)

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons red sugar crystals
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons green sugar crystals
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 2 eggs
  • 2-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons cream of tartar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

 Steps

Heat oven to 400°F. In small bowl, mix red sugar and 1 1/2 teaspoons of the cinnamon; set aside. In another small bowl, mix green sugar and remaining 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon; set aside.
In large bowl, beat sugar, shortening, butter and eggs with electric mixer on medium speed, or mix with spoon. Stir in flour, cream of tartar, baking soda and salt.

Shape dough into 3/4-inch balls. Roll in sugar-cinnamon mixtures. Place about 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet
Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until centers are almost set. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.


Nutrition
60 Calories, 3g Total Fat, 0g Protein, 9g Total Carbohydrate, 5g Sugars

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