Cook time 8 minutes
Meal type Dessert
Misc Child Friendly
By author Peggy Bridges


  • 2 ¾ cups flour
  • 1 cup shortening
  • 1 ½ cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons cream of tartar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • Cinnamon and sugar (for coating)


Cream together the shortening, sugar, and eggs. Combine dry ingredients and add to the creamed mixture a little at a time. The batter will be stiff. Form batter into balls the size of walnuts and roll in a mixture of cinnamon and sugar. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets and bake at 400˚ for 8-10 minutes.
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